ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Marco Melo-Fernandez, the man charged in a deadly crash nearly five years ago, has taken a plea deal. Melo-Fernandez is accused of crashing into a car on I-25 near San Antonio in 2017. That car was carrying Anna Marie Garcia who died. Melo-Fernandez then fled the scene.
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He faces up to two years behind bars, down from a possible six years. Sentencing is scheduled for July.