One dead, two injured in Hudspeth County crash

El Paso News

HUDSPETH Co., Texas (KTSM) – UPDATE: Police identified the man killed in the Hudspeth County Crash as Gildrado Alberto Gonzalez Andujo, 29, of California.

Officials say Andujo was traveling east on US-62 when he crossed onto the wrong side of the road and hit a pick-up truck head-on.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to a news release, two El Pasoans — Marcos Enriquez Hernandez, 30, and Luis Angel Garcia, 22 — were seriously injured in the wreck and were taken to UMC for treatment.

Everyone involved in the crash was wearing their seat belt, officials say.

EARLIER: U.S. 62/180 reopened at approximately 1:30 p.m. Saturday morning following the deadly crash.

Earlier: A spokesperson with the Texas Department of Public Safety said they are investigating a deadly crash on US 62/180 which resulted in the death of one person Saturday morning.

The crash happened at 5:45 a.m. at milepost 77, located 21 miles east of the Border Patrol checkpoint and 12 miles west of FM 1111. The crash is a head-on collision involving two vehicles.

Both lanes of US 62/180 are closed. DPS officials urge travelers to be mindful of emergency personnel and traffic control officers working in the area.

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