Police identify motorcyclist ejected, killed in West El Paso crash

El Paso News
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UPDATE:

Police have identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash in West El Paso overnight as Desmond Williams, 43.

According to a news release, Williams was driving the motorcycle at high speeds when he crashed into the back of a car and was ejected.

Police say the motorcycle continued to travel, crossing the I-10 median and onto the easbound lanes before coming to a stop.

Williams died at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

Investigators say speed was a factor in the crash.

EARLIER:

One man is dead following a crash involving a car and motorcycle in West El Paso overnight.

According to police, the department’s Special Traffic Investigators responded to I-10 and Artcraft at about 3 a.m. Saturday.

The freeway was shut down for several hours.

Police have not yet identified the man killed in the crash.

Stay with KTSM.com for updates.

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