APD searching for vehicle involved in hit-and-run

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department is searching for the pickup involved in a hit-and-run. Police say on December 27 at around 9:51 p.m., Joseph Benavidez was walking in the center lane on eastbound Menaul near San Pedro. That’s when a pickup hit Benavidez, the pickup stopped for a few seconds then took off.


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Video shows another vehicle turning in front of the pickup. Benavidez died on the scene. Anyone with information is asked to call APD Motor’s Unit at 505-768-2970 or Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 505-843-STOP or p3tips.com/531.

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