UPDATE: On December 21, 2022 the Special Traffic Investigators obtained a warrant for Vincent Manuel Soto and was charged with Intoxicated Manslaughter.

Soto turned himself in at the Central Regional Command Center and was issued a bail of 250,000.00. Soto was later booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility.


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – A 36-year-old El Paso woman was killed early Sunday morning, Nov. 6, when she was ejected from a vehicle that she was a passenger in.

El Paso police say at about 2:50 a.m. Sunday, a Cadillac Escalade driven by 36-year-old Vincent Manuel Soto was driving on Interstate 10 West near Schuster when his vehicle struck the guardrail and rolled over. The crash happened near the UTEP campus.

His passenger, Monica Gabriela Saenz, was ejected from the SUV and died at the scene. Soto was extricated from the vehicle and taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

This was one of three fatal crashes that happened Sunday morning on El Paso roadways.

The investigation continues into the crash.