Texas

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

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

Where it Happened

South Zaragoza Road, El Paso, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
El Paso Police
Vehicles Involved
Toyota Tacoma
Road/Highway
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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