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Police release name of woman killed in Central El Paso crash Thursday morning

El Paso Police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old El Pasoan after the car she was driving crashed into a light pole.

The crash occurred at 3:22 a.m. Thursday, April 23 in the 5000 block of Gateway South.

Officers on the scene determined Jaqueline Galindo had died in the crash.

Special Traffic Investigators say that Galindo was driving a 2005 Dodge Neon south along the 5000 block of Gateway South when Galindo lost control of the vehicle and struck the light pole. She was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Police have determined if Galindo was speeding or if alcohol was a factor in this crash.

There were no other occupants in the vehicle and the case remains an ongoing investigation.

This is the 15th traffic related death of 2015 compared to 15 at this time in 2014.

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