Funeral services set for fire captain killed in motorcycle wreck in East El Paso

Funeral services set for fire captain killed in motorcycle wreck. Credit: El Paso Fire Department

Funeral services have been set for the fire captain that died after a motorcycle accident in east El Paso.

The services will be held on June 14 at Del Sol Church East from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A man from Socorro, Texas who was involved in a motorcycle accident over the weekend in east El Paso, has died according to a spokesperson with the El Paso Fire Department.

Alejandro Gallardo, 48, was involved in the wreck on his motorcycle, said police.

Gallardo was a fire captain that was assigned to station 19, according to Enrique Aguilar the spokesperson for the El Paso Fire Department.

The crash happened along the 11400 block of Vista Del Sol Drive around 2 a.m. Sunday.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Gallardo was driving a 2004 Honda motorcycle when he struck a raised curb and was thrown from the motorcycle.

He was not wearing a helmet and suffered severe head injuries, according to police.

He was taken to Vista Del Sol Medical Center for medical treatment where he died on Tuesday.

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