Texas

Kimberly Espinoza Killed in Accident at Lee Trevino Blvd in El Paso, TX

Date
May 19, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Kimberly Espinoza
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Lee Trevino Drive, El Paso, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
El Paso Police
Vehicles Involved
Jeep Cherokee
Road/Highway
Lee Trevino Blvd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Jeep Cherokee collided with a pedestrian


What Happened

El Paso police are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at Lee Trevino Blvd in El Paso, TX on May 19th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 3 a.m. According to investigators, a pedestrian was reportedly crossing the roadway before being struck by a passing Jeep Cherokee. Following the collision, reports allege the Jeep fled the scene, leaving behind 21-year-old pedestrian, Kimberly Espinoza, without stopping to render aid. Espinoza was taken to an area hospital with injuries she later died from. Authorities say the operated of the Jeep was 25-year-old Leslie Lopez, who was arrested in connection with the incident. Additional information was not available.

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