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Woman dies after flipping car over in northeast El Paso following argument with boyfriend

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An overturned car sits along the 4700 block of Maxwell in northeast El Paso.

UPDATE: Police on Thursday said 23–year old Monique Alicia Brooks died at University Medical Center from her injuries after her SUV struck a light pole and rolled over.

Investigators don't know why she veered off the road, but said it happened after she "accelerated away from the area of Dyer and Maxwell in a Nissan Pathfinder after an argument with her boyfriend" on Tuesday night.

Brooks is the city’s 45th traffic death of the year compared to 37 a year ago at this time.

ORIGINAL REPORT: EL PASO, Texas -- A woman was seriously injured late Tuesday night when the car she was driving crashed and overturned along a northeast El Paso residential street.

The mishap occurred in the 4700 block of Maxwell near Dyer about 10:45 p.m. when the car reportedly struck a utility pole before flipping over.

The victim was rushed to a local hospital with what police described as life-threatening injuries. She was reportedly ejected from the car.

Investigators remained on scene into the early morning hours of Wednesday trying to determine what triggered the collision.

Jim Parker

Jim Parker is the Director of Digital Content for ABC-7.

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  1. Investigators need to send Madmike. He knows everything. Save the taxpayers money by sending madmikes and K1dprs “know everything” firm.

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