UPDATE: EPCSO identifies wrong way driver killed on I-10 near Clint

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas – (KTSM)- Officials with El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPCSO) say a wrong way driver was killed Thursday morning on I-10 near Clint

EPCSO officials say the two-vehicle crash happened around 3:30 a.m. near mile marker 39. Investigators took most of the morning Thursday to investigate the cause of the wreck.

Investigation revealed that a vehicle was traveling eastbound on the westbound lanes of travel (wrong way). A vehicle that was traveling westbound (correct) on the inside lane was struck (head-on) by the wrong-way driver.

The driver of the vehicle traveling the wrong way was pronounced dead on the scene as she was later identified as Stephanie Montoya.

el paso county sheriff’s office

According to the release from EPCSO, the driver of the other vehicle was transported to local area hospital for medical evaluation.

This is the 20th reported traffic fatality in the county compared to 15 fatalities in 2020

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