Juan Manuel Pasillas Killed in Pedestrian Accident at Dyer St in El Paso, TX

January 26, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Juan Manuel Pasillas
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
El Paso Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
Dyer St
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim was struck by two vehicles after failing to yield at a red light

Possible Liable Defendants

Jorge Benjamin Meza

What Happened

El Paso Police released the name of the pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run crash at Dyer St in El Paso, TX on January 26th, 2019. 47-year-old Juan Manuel Pasillas was killed when he was struck by two separate vehicles. Police say Pasillas failed to yield at a red light and was stuck by traffic that had a green light. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 23-year-old Jorge Benjamin Meza was arrested and charged in the accident. A second driver that also struck Pasillas and two pedestrians that were with Pasillas fled the scene.

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