Pedestrian hit in serious crash in southcentral El Paso

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A man who was struck by a car while he was crossing Alameda Avenue was identified by El Paso police.

Benito Beltran, 53, was seriously injured when he was hit by a car driven by 39-year-old Jaime Acosta, said police.

The incident happened along the 3600 block of Alameda Avenue Saturday at 9:30 p.m.

Police investigators determined that Beltran was not crossing in a designated crosswalk and was under the influence of alcohol.

The investigation is ongoing.

Beltran remains in critical condition, said police.

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