ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Authorities responded to the scene of a crash Sunday afternoon. It happened on an interstate.
Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office said they helped New Mexico State Police with a crash on eastbound I-40 near 98th St. NMDOT footage of the road showed a large vehicle that appeared to have rolled off the road.
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Around 8 p.m., authorities released information they’d gathered about the incident.
NMSP said they were called to investigate a commercial motor vehicle crash near mile marker 153 on I-40. The vehicle had left the roadway and rolled. Two occupants were thrown from the vehicle, and one was pronounced dead at the scene. The other person was taken to a local hospital.
The occupants were from California, NMSP stated. Around 3 p.m., the impacted area had re-opened fully.