MAGDALENA, N.M. (KRQE) - A fourth person has died due to a crash on U.S. 60 on Sunday morning..
Treenque Apachito was 15 years old. Her family is from the Navajo Nation and lives on the Alamo Navajo Nation Reservation about 60 miles west of Albuquerque.
Treenque Apachito was riding with eight other people in a truck about 10 miles west of Socorro when the driver, Fred Apachito, fell asleep at the wheel and struck a culvert with the vehicle, causing it to roll.
Fred Apachito, his 3-year-old son Shaijon Apachito, and 25-year-old Delrena Apachito were killed Sunday. Delrena was five months pregnant and the mother of Shaijon.
Police say no one in the truck wore seatbelts.
The family says they cannot afford to pay for four funerals. Those who would like to help can visit Wells Fargo Bank and donate to the Apachito Family Funeral Fund.
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