El Paso

EPPD: Colombian man killed as group attempted to cross I-10

EL PASO, Texas - El Paso Police say a Colombian national was killed as a group of individuals attempted to cross I-10 East near Executive.

Police did not identify the man, only describing him as being in his 50s. Police did  not clarify whether the group attempting to cross I-10 consisted of undocumented immigrants or asylum seekers who entered the U.S. illegally.

The deadly pedestrian crash was reported at about 10:22 p.m. on May 29, 2019.

Police said the drivers of four vehicles, including a tractor trailer, were unable to avoid hitting the man. The freeway was closed for hours as police cleared the scene. 

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