Veteran El Paso County Texas Deputy Sheriff Raymundo Carranza Quits After Deadly Hit And Run Accident – Killed Motorist Changing A Flat Tire


EL PASO, TEXAS -Veteran West Texas law enforcement officer Raymundo Carranza resigned after he was charged in a deadly hit-and-run traffic accident that occurred while he was off duty.

Officials say Carranza was an El Paso County Sheriff’s deputy for 17 years.

He resigned Monday as he faces a charge of accident involving injury or death.

Carranza was driving his personal vehicle when Richard Lopez, 26, was struck and killed Saturday while he was changing a flat tire.

Investigators say toxicology results are pending for Carranza, who later returned to the scene of the accident and was arrested.

He’s free on $25,000 bond.

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