Fabens ISD Teacher Heriberto Santillana Dies in Tornillo Car Crash on Alameda Avenue

Heriberto Santillana
Fabens ISD Teacher Killed in Tornillo Car Accident on Alameda Avenue

Tornillo, Texas (April 21, 2019) – A Fabens ISD teacher was killed in a multi-vehicle wreck in Tornillo on Friday afternoon, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.

The collision occurred in the 18800 block of Alameda Avenue at about 2 p.m. on Friday, April 19.

According to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, a maroon Chrysler 300 was heading west on Alameda Avenue when it crashed into a white Dodge Ram pickup truck that was making a turn at Oil Mill Drive. The impact pushed the Chrysler into the eastbound lanes and it collided head-on with an eastbound Suzuki Forenza driven by Heriberto ‘Eddie’ Santillana, 51.

Santillana was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 11:30 p.m.

The sheriff’s office is investigating the collision.

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