Police ID Fort Bliss soldier killed in motorcycle crash

By DANIEL BORUNDA | El Paso (Texas) Times | Published: May 28, 2014

El Paso, Texas, police on Tuesday released the name of a Fort Bliss soldier killed in a motorcycle accident during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Police said Jaia Spear, 24, was killed at about 1 a.m. Sunday on Loop 375 near Spur 601. Spear was riding a motorcycle north on Loop 375 when he lost control and crashed, police said. While lying on the road, Spear was hit by a Kia Optima driven by Victor Rosa-Garcia, 39, also of Fort Bliss. Spear died at the scene.

Police officials said that no charges are expected to be filed against Rosa-Garcia. Investigators suspect that the motorcyclist was speeding. It was not yet known whether alcohol was a factor in the crash.

The case remains open.


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