Deadly hit-and-run on Socorro Road

El Paso News

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.

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