One person dead after traffic incident in Downtown El Paso

El Paso News

One person is dead following an overnight traffic-related death on I-10 near Downtown El Paso, according to police. 

Investigators said the incident happened about 1:30 a.m. Thursday on the eastbound lanes of I-10. 

Police have not confirmed how the person died. 

Our KTSM 9 News crew on the scene said a white 4-door sedan and a semi-truck were part of the investigation. 

Our crew also saw a man undergoing a field sobriety check at the scene. Our cameras were rolling as the man was taken into custody. 

Eastbound traffic on I-10 is forced to take the Downtown exit, then take Wyoming Ave. before getting back onto I-10. 

Police expect to reopen I-10 about 8 a.m. 

Stay with KTSM.com for updates. 

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