An 80-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run accident Monday night in San Elizario.
The collision happened at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the 12100 block of Socorro Road, according to an El Paso County Sheriff’s Office news release.
Oscar Valverde Gonzalez was crossing, but not at a crosswalk, when he was struck by a passing vehicle, the release said. He was taken to a hospital where he died.
The vehicle left the scene and was later found, along with the driver. The incident is still being investigated and criminal charges are expected.