Eastbound I-40 near Rio Puerco reopens after report of deceased pedestrian in roadway

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) -All eastbound lanes have reopened on I-40 at Mile Marker 139 near Rio Puerco 10 miles west of Albuquerque on the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 15. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office reports the initial closure was due to a deceased pedestrian in the roadway.

Deputies say the incident involved a commercial vehicle and that alcohol does not appear to be a factor but they are still investigating.

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