EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso Police Department (EPPD) officials identified the motorcyclist killed in Tuesday evening’s deadly wreck in Northeast El Paso.

Officials say 34-year-old Adrian Torres of East El Paso was the motorcyclist killed in the two vehicle wreck.

EPPD officials say the call came on Tuesday night, shortly before 10 p.m., at the intersection of Salem and McCombs.

According to EPPD officials, Torres was traveling south on McCombs on a 2018 Suzuki motorcycle when he struck a 2018 Kia Forte driven by 28-year-old Stacey Elena Cook.

Police say Cook failed to yield the right of way to the motorcyclist, causing the wreck. The rider was transported to a local hospital, where he died.

EPPD officials add that this is the city’s 25th traffic fatality of the year, compared to 23 last year.

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