UPDATE: EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — A 51-year-old El Paso woman died Saturday, March 11, in a two-vehicle, T-bone crash near El Paso International Airport, El Paso Police reported.
Police say Aracely Rodriguez was driving a Toyota Corolla northbound on the 6400 block of Airport Drive at about 8:30 p.m., and 42-year-old Dianitsha Beal was driving eastbound in a Camry along the 2000 block of Airway Boulevard. Beal’s Camry struck the Corolla driven by Rodriguez in a T-bone collision, according to the preliminary investigation.
Rodriguez was taken to the hospital where she died from her injuries.
This is the 13th traffic fatality of the year so far, compared to 15 at the same time last year.
Police have not released any contributing factors that led up to the crash. At the time of the crash, fire dispatch told KTSM that a second person was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.