EPPD provides update on Tuesday night’s fatal Border Highway pedestrian collision

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Wednesday afternoon, officials the El Paso Police Department provided an update to Tuesday’s fatal wreck involving a pedestrian on the Border Highway.

Police investigators and first responders rushed to the scene at Border Highway and Midway Drive, shortly after 5:30 p.m.

At the time, EPPD officials said the wreck was a ‘hit and run.’ however their investigation revealed that the driver did not flee the scene, as they first indicated.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian along with a group of four unknown individuals were crossing Loop 375 from south to north. At the same time, the 2015 Ford F-250 driven by Pardo, was traveling east bound on Loop 375 in the left lane.

The pedestrian was struck as she was crossing the road and died at the scene. The investigation has revealed this was not a hit and run as it was initially reported.


This is the 62nd fatality of 2021 compared to 64 at this time last year. The Investigation Continues.

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