UPDATE: EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso Police say a 33-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle early Friday morning, Nov. 17 in Central El Paso when he failed to use a crosswalk to cross Montana.
The crash happened at about 4:30 a.m. along the 2100 block of Montana. Police say a 45-year-old man was driving eastbound on Montana and had just passed the intersection of Willow and Montana when he struck the pedestrian, later identified as 33-year-old Humberto Escajeda, in the roadway.
Police said the driver did not see the pedestrian “until it was too late.”
The driver remained on the scene and notified police.
Police say the pedestrian was crossing in an undesignated area and that was “the contributing factor” in the crash.
The driver has not been charged. This is the 69th traffic fatality in the city limits compared to 64 at the same time last year.