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Driver in weekend crash has died

Driver in traffic collision over the weekend has died.

Police were called to the 10600 block of Gateway West at 2:50 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 to investigate a serious traffic collision.

Police say that a 2016 semi truck/ trailer had slowed on Gateway West and was making a right turn into the Walmart parking lot when it was struck from the rear by the 2007 BMW which had allegedly been traveling at a high rate of speed.

The driver of the BMW, 29-year-old Eric Aofia, was transported with life-threatening injuries to Del Sol Medical Center where he later died.

The driver of the truck/trailer, 53-year-old Roberto Anchondo, was not injured.

Police say alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in the crash.

This was the city’s 32nd traffic fatality of the year

KVIA ABC-7

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