ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - One person died and another was seriously hurt in a crash early Thursday morning that shut down part of Interstate 40 for more than three hours.
The crash in the East Mountains, described as a single-vehicle rollover, occurred just after 5 a.m. in the westbound lanes between Edgewood and Sedillo. Video from the scene showed what appeared to be a pickup truck pulling a travel trailer with both lying on their left sides.
A woman passenger died from her injuries and a medical helicopter flew the male driver to an Albuquerque hospital, police reported. His condition is not known.
No names have yet been released.
A backup of several miles was reported with traffic being diverted to Old Route 66 until the freeway reopened about 8:30 a.m.
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