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Pedestrian Killed in Northeast El Paso

By Staff Report
Published On: Mar 16 2014 10:50:56 AM CDT
Updated On: Mar 16 2014 10:58:36 AM CDT

One teen is killed while trying to cross the street. The man who hit him is now behind bars.

EL PASO, Texas -

A man is behind bars,after police say he hit and killed a teenager Friday night.

It happened in Northeast El Paso around 8:30 at the intersection of Dyer and Sun Valley. Police say 41-year-old Jason Messer hit and killed 17-year-old Jacob Herrera.

Messer was arrested and has been charged with accident involving injury or death.

Police say Messer had a green light when he hit the teen. The boy died before he was taken to the hospital. Police say Messer continued driving for miles before telling a state trooper what had happened. 

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