UPDATE: EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Special Traffic Investigations unit is continuing to investigate yesterday’s traffic fatality. Yesterday at approximately 5:25hrs, as Jose Luis Pacheco traveled on Gateway North on a 1995 Nissan pick-up truck. His vehicle slowed down, drove off the roadway onto the rock landscape, and finally stopped after striking a traffic sign at a slow speed.
Good samaritans found the driver unconscious and contacted 911 for help. Mr. Pacheco was transported to a local hospital by fire medical services; however, Mr. Pacheco later died at the hospital.
The Medical Examiners’ office will also determine the cause of death and if the death will count towards a traffic fatality.
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — One person was killed in a single car crash Monday evening in Northeast El Paso.
The crash happened a little before 9 p.m. at Gateway North and Cohen. The police department’s Special Traffic Investigators, who look into crashes with fatalities or major injuries, are investigating.
We will update this story when we learn more details.