EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso Police Department (EPPD) officials have identified the motorcyclist killed in Wednesday night’s deadly wreck.

The wreck happened shortly after 11 p.m. at the intersection of North Zaragoza and Crested Quail Drive

According to the EPPD, 22-year-old Jeffery Seth Lopez was killed when his 2008 Suzuki GSX struck the back of a 2019 Nissan Sentra, driven by 19-year-old Vivian Calderon.

The 2019 Nissan Sentra driven by Calderon was making a left turn from Saul Kleinfeld onto the 1800 Block of Zaragoza at which point Lopez collided with the rear of Calderon’s vehicle.

As a result of the collision, Lopez began to slide on the road, struck a tree and a pole and died at the scene as a result of the injuries sustained.

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EPPD say their investigation continues. This is the 68th fatality compared to 67 at this time last year.

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