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Police say speeding motorcyclist ran red light, triggering deadly crash with car in Lower Valley

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The scene of a deadly crash in El Paso's Lower Valley.

UPDATE, Jan. 13: Police on Wednesday identified a motorcyclist killed in a Lower Valley crash as 26–year-old Alfonso Louis Chacon Jr. of El Paso.

In a police incident report, investigators wrote that Chacon's speeding motorcycle ran a red light at the intersection of Yermoland Drive and Lomaland Drive and collided with car.

Chacon was not wearing a helmet and died at the crash scene, police said.

The driver of the car was also hurt in the crash; she was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

ORIGINAL REPORT, Jan. 12: EL PASO, Texas -- A deadly traffic crash occurred in El Paso's Lower Valley late Tuesday afternoon.

It happened at the intersection of Yermoland Drive and Lomaland Drive.

Police said the crash involved a vehicle and a motorcycle and investigators were summoned to the scene about 4:15 p.m.

An ABC-7 staffer at the scene observed an overturned motorcycle in the street and a damaged car alongside a utility poll, with a white sheet covering a body.

No further details were immediately available.

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Jim Parker

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



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