Teen arrested in connection with racing crash that killed Franklin HS student

EPPD
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 2:03pm

The El Paso Police Officers have arrested 19-year-old Jaccob Pryor in connection with the deadly racing crash on Resler that killed 16-year-old Alonzo Perez and seriously injured 16-year-old Irvin Barba.

Pryor was wanted on one count of racing on highway causing death and one count of racing on highway causing serious bodily injury as a result of the crash that occurred January 23, 2014.

Police initially reported that Perez and an unknown sedan had been racing down Resler at the time of the crash. Police later identified the driver of the other vehicle as Pryor and issued a warrant for his arrest.

Police were able to take Pryor into custody on Wednesday evening at his west side home. He was booked into the El Paso County Jail on the two charges with bonds totaling $20,000.

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