Rey Leonardo Mendez Killed in Accident at South Zaragoza in El Paso, TX

June 9, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Rey Leonardo Mendez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

South Zaragoza Road, El Paso, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
El Paso Police
Vehicles Involved
Toyota Tacoma
South Zaragoza
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota Tacoma collided head-on with a metal pole

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at South Zaragoza in El Paso, TX on June 9th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 12:54 p.m. According to investigators, a Toyota Tacoma was southbound on Zaragoza before colliding head-on with a metal pole. Authorities say a 25-year-old passenger in the vehicle, identified as Rey Leonardo Mendez, was fatally injured. The driver, identified as 36-year-old Ramon Jaime Parada, was arrested on a charge of Intoxication Manslaughter. Additional information was not available.

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