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38-year-old man identified as pedestrian struck and killed in Horizon


HORIZON, Texas -- El Paso County Sheriff's deputies on Wednesday identified a man who was struck and killed by a car while crossing the street in Horizon earlier in the week.

The victim was 38-year-old Samuel Josue Hernandez.

Investigators said he was in a crosswalk at the intersection of Horizon Boulevard and Bowdoin Street when he was struck about 6 p.m. Monday.

Hernandez died at the scene.

An ABC-7 crew at the scene observed that the intersection was well-lit.

There was no word Wednesday from sheriff's officials as to whether the driver, who was not named, would face any charges in the death.

Trisha Garcia

Trisha Garcia is an ABC-7 producer.


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