El Paso Man Killed in Head-On Crash Near Guadalupe Mountains

Culberson County, Texas - An El Paso man was killed in a crash on US 62/180 near Dell City late Wednesday night when he hit a semi-truck head-on.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety officials, Rodolfo Calderon-Hernandez, 44, of El Paso was driving a 2011 Nissan truck west toward El Paso on US 62/180 about 30 miles east of Dell City near the Guadalupe Mountains National Park on Wednesday around 11 p.m.

Officials say that for some unknown reason he traveled into the eastbound lanes of traffic where his truck was hit head-on by an oncoming semi-truck driven by 31-year-old Satish Kumar from Canada. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kumar suffered minor injuries in the crash and was treated on the scene.


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