EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Police investigators revealed that a male was riding a skateboard in the northbound traffic lanes on the 10400 block of Dyer when he was hit by a vehicle.
Police say 23-year-old Mario Avalos Alamo was the driver.
The skateboarder died at the scene and still remains unidentified according to a release.
Randy Cano, 20, a passenger, was transported to a nearby hospital with injuries.
This is the 16th traffic fatality of the year compared to 11 this time last year.
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The El Paso Police Special Traffic Investigation Unit is on the scene of a deadly crash involving a pedestrian in Northeast El Paso.
It happened before 11 p.m. in the 10400 block of Dyer Street, north of Sun Valley Drive. Police say at least one person was killed in the incident.
Investigators closed north and southbound traffic on Dyer Street near the Texas Stagecoach Saloon while they investigate.
This is a developing story.