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Man accused of driving wrong way on I-10, killing man, booked into jail
By: Jamel Valencia
EL PASO, Texas - A man accused of driving the wrong way on Interstate 10 and killing an El Paso man was booked into jail.
Gabriel Morales, 29, died on Nov. 14 after the car he was driving was struck head-on by another car. driven by Larry Otero, 49.
Morales died at the scene.
After the crash Otero was hospitalized for his injuries, delaying the investigation.
The crash impacted many El Pasoans.
Concerned residents continuously asked KFOX14 why Otero had not been identified as the driver that allegedly killed Morales.
Friday police released new information stating Otero was booked on a single charge of intoxication manslaughter Friday afternoon.
His bond was set at $50,000.
According to jail records, Otero bonded out the same day he was booked.