EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso Police are asking for the public’s help after a suspected migrant was struck and killed by several vehicles along I-10 Monday night, Oct. 16, near UTEP.
Police say the preliminary investigation revealed that a Border Patrol sensor was triggered in the area of Schuster.
Border Patrol agents observed footprints that traveled eastbound toward I-10 and Porfirio Diaz, and they also observed a group of people running across I-10, according to police.
Police say one of the individuals in the group was struck by a Jeep Wrangler and several other unknown vehicles. The pedestrian died on the scene.
Border Patrol confirmed with KTSM that the pedestrian was a “suspected migrant.”
Witnesses are encouraged to call the El Paso Police Department at (915) 832-4400.
Anyone with information with this incident may also call Crime Stoppers at (915) 566-8477 (TIPS) to remain anonymous.
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