EL PASO (May 12, 2014) An 18-year-old First Armored Division soldier from Fort Bliss was arrested after a vehicle struck and killed two highway workers along Interstate 10 in an accident that authorities say was alcohol-related.
One bridge worker died at the scene early Sunday and the other later died at a hospital.
The victims were identified Monday as James Green, 39, and Jimmy Joe Broadstreet, 54.
Police say the driver ignored a traffic barricade.
Jan Michael Nieves was in the El Paso County Jail Monday charged with two counts of intoxicated manslaughter.
His bonds total $200,000.