Deadly rollover crash involving drunk driver, Border Patrol, and migrants from Ecuador


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Investigators provide an update on this week’s deadly rollover crash which happened just outside of downtown El Paso, saying it involved a drunk driver, border patrol, and migrants from Ecuador.

Daniel Humberto Castillo-Nunez, 35, of Chaparral is charged with Intoxication Manslaughter, and Accident Involving Death following the deadly crash.

This happened late Wednesday night along Paisano at San Antonio Avenue.

Police say Border Patrol agents spotted a man loading four people into a van. As those agents approached, they say the van sped off, but lost control on a curve and crashed.

The four passengers were all from Ecuador, according to police. One of them, a 30-year-old woman was killed. Police have confirmed this to be the 9th traffic fatality of the year.

Castillo-Nunez took off running but was caught by nearby railroad tracks, police say.

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