El Paso, TX – Maria Elena Torres ID’d as S Americas Ave Crash Victim
El Paso, TX (October 16, 2019) – On October 14, at approximately 6:47 p.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 9500 block of Socorro Road.
According to reports, 44-year-old Niobe Adame was traveling west on Socorro Road when she made a turn onto the northbound lanes of S Americas Avenue. As Adame turned onto the roadway, she struck 67-year-old Maria Elena Torres, who was crossing the roadway at a designated crossing area.
Torres sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, police are investigating the incident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Maria Elena Torres. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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