Update: Police say 19-year-old man killed in Far East El Paso crash

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso Police said a 19-year-old man was killed in a crash around 4:10 a.m. on Thursday in Far East El Paso. This is the 59th traffic fatality in El Paso for 2020.

According to the EPPD, 19-year-old Christopher Jones was traveling south in a 2009 Honda Accord on Sun Kings Street, near Paseo Rey Drive, when he crashed into a parked, unoccupied Ford Bronco.

Jones sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital, where he later died.

Police said speed is a contributing factor in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

Earlier:

El Paso Police’s Special Traffic Investigators responded to a two-vehicle crash in East El Paso on Thursday morning.

The crash happened at the 12000 block Paseo Rey Drive near Saul Kleinfeld and Montwood drives, around 5 a.m. Thursday.

STI said serious injuries have been reported.

Details are limited. This story will be updated as more information is available.

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