UPDATE: MAN CHARGED IN FATAL PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT

DATE & TIME: July 10,2013 @  6:30 PM

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact:  Director of Public Affairs,    

Chris Acosta

Cell: 915-479-0797

Office: (915) 538-2223

EMAIL: chacosta@epcounty.com

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EL PASO TEXAS- On 07-06-2013 at 11:45 PM, Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian at the 1300 block of Horizon Blvd., El Paso County Texas. Sheriff’s Office Special Traffic Investigators were requested on scene where a male subject was found lying on the roadway on the southbound lane of travel.  The victim/pedestrian, a 55 year old male, was transported by life ambulance to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries where he later died.

Further investigation revealed a gold Chevrolet Cavalier was traveling southbound on the outer lane at the 1300 block of Horizon Blvd. when the victim was struck by the unknown driver of the Cavalier.  The unknown/driver then fled the scene.  At this time it is unknown if speed and alcohol were factors. The investigation continues.

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Kevin Arvisais of Nevada.  Arvisais drove for  Swift Trucking Company. No arrests have been made at this time.

UPDATE: This morning on 07-10-13, Special Traffic Investigators arrested 65 year old Oscar Prado of Socorro, TX, and charged Prado with Accident Involving Serious Bodily Injury or Death. Prado is the alleged driver of the Cavalier that struck victim/Arsivais on 07-06-13. Prado was arrested at 11:35 AM at the 1300 block of Horizon Blvd., Horizon, TX.   Prado currently remains in Jail with a $50,000 bond.

 

ARRESTED

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OSCAR PRADO (65)

CHARGE:

ACCIDENT INVOLVING SBI/DEATH

BOND: $50,000

Published 10 July 2013 06:30 PM by abecerra

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