2 highway workers killed in El Paso accident

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by The Associated Press

The Associated Press

Posted on May 12, 2014 at 9:46 AM

EL PASO, Texas -- Two highway workers in West Texas have died after being hit by a vehicle in a drunken driving investigation involving a soldier stationed at Fort Bliss.
    
El Paso police say one bridge worker was dead at the scene early Sunday along Interstate 10. The other worker died at a hospital.
    
Police detained an 18-year-old driver later identified by Fort Bliss officials as a soldier with the 1st Armored Division.
    
El Paso police on Monday did not immediately release names of the victims or details on charges in what investigators call an alcohol-related accident.
    
Police say the driver ignored a traffic barricade.

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