El Paso Student Killed in Rollover Accident Along Interstate 10

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

An El Paso student is dead after being killed in a rollover wreck west of Balmorhea on Thursday morning.

The accident happened around 8:00a.m. along Interstate 10, 23 miles outside of town.

State troopers say 23-year-old Joseph Alvarado's car ran off the highway into a bar-ditch, where it hit a culvert and flipped, landing upside down.

Alvarado was pronounced dead at the scene.

His passenger, also from El Paso, was flown to Odessa with unknown injuries.