Pedestrian killed near Hercules Avenue identified

Scene of a pedestrian crash at 8200 Dyer Street on Monday, May 21, 2018.

An 88-year-old man was killed after being struck be a vehicle in Northeast El Paso.

The man was identified as Jose Almaraz Garcia.

Police said the incident happened near Dyer Street and Hercules around 9 p.m. Monday.

Investigators said Almaraz Garcia was crossing Dyer Street against a red light when he tripped and fell in the path of an oncoming vehicle.

The 2008 Nissan Altima was driven by 26-year-old Jesus Antonio Gonzalez, said police.

No charges have been filed.

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