EL PASO — Visitation for Juana Muñiz, 25, will be held Wednesday, October 17, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Funeral Home located at 1755 N. Zaragoza Rd. The prayer service will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday, also at Mt. Carmel Funeral Home. The burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Muñiz died in a car accident early Monday morning in East El Paso. Her boyfriend, Fernando Rodriguez, 25, was also in the vehicle and remains hospitalized in critical condition.
Police said the Hummer they were riding in ran a red light on Zaragoza Rd. and collided with another vehicle that was traveling on Gateway East. Investigators also said neither Muñiz, nor Rodriguez were wearing seat belts, and they were both ejected from the vehicle.
According to El Paso Police, Muñiz and Rodriguez had both been drinking the night of the crash. Police have not said which of the two was the driver.