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Identity of a Man Killed in a Reeves County Accident Released

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

REEVES COUNTY - We now know the name of a man killed in a Reeves County accident Sunday night.

24-year-old David Leija, a student from Algoa, was pronounced dead at the scene.

State troopers tell us a car was heading east on Interstate 10 when a rear tire quickly lost pressure.

The car rolled over, and Leija, who was sitting in the back, was thrown out.

A woman in the car had head trauma, she's in stable condition at an El Paso hospital.

Carlos Mendoza who was also in the car was taken to Medical Center Hospital.

Mendoza remains in serious condition.

A fourth person in the car was not hurt.

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