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Update: Police identify pedestrian struck, killed in East El Paso

Published On: Dec 24 2013 05:49:38 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 16 2014 01:55:41 PM CST


A 25-year-old man was taken into custody after allegedly striking and killing a pedestrian with his vehicle shortly after 2 a.m. on Sept. 13, 2013.

EL PASO, Texas -

El Paso police have identified the pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle early Friday as 39-year-old Victor Perez of the 1100 block of Lomaland.

Police say that at about 2:07 a.m. Friday, Perez was crossing Lee Trevino on food and not in a crosswalk when he was struck by a southbound Chevrolet Malibu. The identity of the 25-year-old driver has not been released.

Perez was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police say they believe alcohol is a factor in the collision and that criminal charges are possible.


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