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El Paso man killed in head-on car crash with asleep driver near Barstow

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BARSTOW, Texas -- An El Paso man has been killed in a car crash near Barstow.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says 37-year-old Horacio Acosta-Ramirez died in the head-on crash earlier this week.

DPS says he was traveling westbound on business Interstate 20 in Ward County when the driver of another vehicle fell asleep, crossed the center line and struck Ramirez's car head-on.

Ramirez and his passenger Rene Cruz of Odessa were both pronounced dead at the scene on Feb. 10.

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