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Man dies after disturbance call leads to serious crash in the Lower Valley

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- Officials with the El Paso Police Department reveal a domestic disturbance call resulted in a deadly crash in El Paso's Lower Valley.

Officers were called to an apartment complex at 670 N. Carolina around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

A 45-year-old woman told police she had an argument with 42-year-old Ivan Ignacio Frescas. Frescas reportedly refused to leave her alone.

Officers discovered the man had a handgun in the car.

Frescas reportedly returned to the scene as police officers were talking with the woman.

Officers approached the man who refused to exit the vehicle. EPPD officers even ordered Frescas to show his hands and step out of the car, but continued to refuse.

An officer was forced to deploy a stun gun to try and detain Frescas, but he broke free.

According to police, Frescas backed up his vehicle nearly pinning police officers. He fled from the scene at a high rate of speed.

Police say as Frescas fled on Yermoland, an officer saw the vehicle heading towards the opposite direction at a high rate of speed.

Officers lost sight of Frescas when he was near a curve in the roadway.

As officers were headed towards Frescas, they found he had crashed.

Investigators discovered Frescas lost control at the curve, hitting a guardrail and a rock wall.

He died from his injuries.

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