8-year-old killed in crash near New Mexico state line

DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE) - An 8-year-old girl has been killed and two other children critically injured after a crash near the New Mexico, Colorado state line. Police say 32-year-old Neysha Candelaria was traveling with four children ages nine, eight, seven and one on Highway 140 when she hit another car head on.

Police say there were slush conditions because of overnight snow and Candelaria may have been speeding.

The nine-year-old and one-year-old remain in critical condition, the seven-year-old, Candelaria and the other driver all suffered moderate injuries.


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