UPDATE: Man run over in Lower Valley identified

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Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 12:13am

UPDATE:  El Paso Police have identified the man run over and killed Friday evening in El Paso's Lower Valley.

Investigators told NewsChannel 9 that 51-year-old Carlos Gutierrez of East El Paso was waiting at a bus stop near the 1100 block of North Zaragoza around 8:30 p.m.

According to police, for unknown reasons, Guiterrez then attempted to cross the roadway near Escobar Drive and was hit by a silver 2010 Dodge Avenger driven by 38-year-old Jennifer Castillo-Rivas.

Gutierrez died at Del Sol Medical Center.

Investigators said no charges are pending against Castillo-Rivas though they said the case remains an open investigation.

 

ORIGINAL STORY:  El Paso Police are reportedly on the scene of a fatal crash in El Paso's Lower Valley on Friday night. The crash happened just before 8:20 p.m. at the intersection of N. Zaragoza Rd and Escobar Dr.

Dispatch confirms that one person was transported from the scene with life-threatening injuries, and a second person was reportedly dead at the scene.

The area will be blocked off to traffic for several hours while EPPD investigate the scene. We will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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