Two people dead after crash in East El Paso

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Two people are dead after a serious overnight crash in East El Paso.

According to El Paso Police, it happened a little after 2:30 a.m. on I-10 East, near the Loop 375 on-ramp.

It appears that the crash involved a passenger car and four semis.

Police say a piece of construction equipment may have caused the crash.

We spoke to a witness that was a passenger in the car, a woman who doesn’t want to be identified, she also says a piece of construction equipment caused the crash.

She sent us a photo showing what appears to be some kind of small crane jutted intgo a lane of I-10.

I-10 East at Americas was closed for several hours but reopened just before noon.

The witness says they first hit the crane, getting in a minor accident. They pulled over trying to warn;.

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