EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso Police Department is reporting the 45th traffic fatality for 2020.
The crash happened on Tuesday, July 21 on the 4700 block of Maxwell.
Investigators said 23-year-old Monique Alicia Brooks accelerated away from the area of Dyer and Maxwell in a Nissan Pathfinder after an argument with her boyfriend.
For an unknown reason, detectives said Brooks veered of the roadway and struck a light pole causing the vehicle to roll.
Brooks sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to University Medical Center where she later died.