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El Paso school hosts celebration of life for 8-year-old who died in Hudspeth crash

Update: IDEA Public Schools Mesa Hills is hosting a celebration of life for third-grader Sophia Arellano, who school Principal Yvette Delgado says died in a car crash in Hudspeth County. The celebration is happening at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2024.

Courtesy: IDEA Public Schools Mesa Hills

HUDSPETH COUNTY, Texas (KVIA) -- An 8-year-old girl from El Paso is dead after the car she was riding in crashed on I-10 east in Hudspeth County.

A Texas Department of Public Safety spokesperson says that the car was traveling east, about eight miles west of Van Horn, when it veered off the road, rolled over, and came to a rest on its side.

There were four people inside of the car, including the 8-year-old girl who died. No other deaths or injuries were reported in connection with the crash. Detectives are still looking into the crash.

Texas DPS has not identified anyone involved in the crash, including the girl who died.

This happened March 13, 2024 at 4:06 a.m. CT.

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