Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Central El Paso

El Paso News

A man has died after he was hit by a car in Central El Paso on Sunday.

According to police, the incident happened at about 1:40 a.m. near an intersection located on the 4600 block of Dyer. 

Police say the victim, a man whose name was not released, was running diagonally across the intersection when the driver struck him.

He was taken to University Medical Center where he later died.

Police describe the victim as a Hispanic man in his 50s. Investigators are continuing to work to identify him.

According to a news release, this is the 53rd traffic fatality in 2018 compared to 41 at this time in 2017.

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