El Paso Police identify 3 killed in Wednesday’s Lower Valley crash

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EPPD: High speed crash results in three fatalities

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Thursday morning, El Paso Police Department (EPPD) officials identified the three people killed in the Wednesday afternoon wreck in the Lower Valley.

EPPD officials say the driver, 69-year-old David Valles, 67-year-old Elia DelaCruz Valles and an as of yet unidentified passenger in his 90’s were all killed when the 2020 Subaru Outback slammed into a semi-tractor
trailer.

The truck driver, identified as 59-year-old Daniel Barrio Baray of Midland (Tx), was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators determined that a tractor-trailer driven by a 59 –year old man from Midland, TX was making a left turn onto Lee Trevino from the eastbound lanes of North Loop. A Subaru, driven by 69 –year old David Valles, traveling south on Lee Trevino at a high rate of speed ran the red light and broadsided the tractor- trailer box truck.

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EPPD officials say that their investigation into the wreck continues. This crash marks the city’s 64th, 65th, and 66th traffic fatalities.

There were 65 fatalities at this time last year.

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