Sheriff’s Office Investigating Horizon Boulevard Deadly Hit and Run; Asking for Public’s Help

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The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPCSO) is asking for help from the public on a fatal hit and run accident on Horizon Boulevard, just south of our city limits.

According to EPCSO Officials, on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at approximately 8:30 p.m. a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle traveling northbound along the 1500 block of Horizon Boulevard.

The pedestrian – identified as 45-year-old was Jesse Trevino Gonzales – was walking southbound on the unimproved shoulder of the road, when he was struck by the vehicle.

Investigators say the vehicle fled the scene immediately after striking Gonzalez, and was last seen traveling northbound towards Darrington Road on Horizon Boulevard.

The Sheriff’s Office has limited information on the vehicle that fled the scene and is asking the public for help.  Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to contact the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at 915-832-4408

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