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Ft. Bliss soldier killed in a motorcycle accident

By: Sarai Bejarano
EL PASO, Texas - The man involved in a deadly motorcycle accident on U.S. 54 Saturday afternoon has been identified.

According to police, at 12:08 p.m. they received a call about a crash on the access ramp that connects U.S. 54 south and I-10. When they arrived at the scene they found Jerimia Krystecki, 24, dead at the scene.

The investigation revealed that Krystecki was speeding on U.S. 54 when he lost control of his motorcycle and was thrown off his motorcycle after, hitting a retaining wall.

The Special Traffic Investigations unit also responded to the crash and they believe speed is a factor in this crash. No other vehicles were involved. The investigation continues.

This is the 14th traffic related death of 2014 and the first death that involved a motorcyclist this year.