ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Emergency crews rushed to the Belen airport Saturday afternoon, after a day out for a New Mexico skydiver turned deadly.
Witnesses say the skydiver's parachute did open, but he made a fast and hard turn to the ground.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses say the man was an experienced skydiver.
His name and age have not been released.
The FAA is now investigating the accident.
Northbound Interstate 25 is closed at San Felipe after a deputy directing traffic at a snow-related crash was hit by a vehicle.
Meeting 211 goes to the University of New Mexico Lobos. The Lobos and New Mexico State renewed their rivalry on a basketball court Wednesday night with the Lobos winning 79 to 70.
MMA fighter Holly Holm has more than a fight to talk about this week. Holm also has a major sponsor in her corner.
University of New Mexico senior defender Kyle Venter is one of 15 semifinalist for the Mac Hermann Trophy. The award is the highest individual honor in college soccer.
An Albuquerque man says an emergency vet clinic turned away his dying dog because he didn't have enough cash in his pocket to pay to save him. The dog later died.
Tempers flared Wednesday night at the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education meeting as the firestorm over teacher evaluations and student testing continues.