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Man killed in crash at Powers and Platte identified

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Javier Munoz-Zambrana Javier Munoz-Zambrana

Police identified the man who was killed in a two-car crash near the intersection of Platte Ave. and Powers Blvd. Wednesday afternoon.

The El Paso County coroner said 31 year-old Gene Miller died in the crash. 

Officers said 42-year-old Javier Munoz-Zambrana was traveling east on Platte Ave. when they said he ran a red light with his Dodge truck and hit a dark colored Honda sedan that was turning onto WB Platte Ave.

Munoz-Zambrana is facing charges of careless driving resulting in death and running a red light.

No one else involved in the crash were injured. Police said excessive speed, alcohol or drugs were not considered factors.

The crash shut down eastbound lanes of Platte Ave. for about four hours before it opened around 7 p.m.

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