ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An arrest has been made in a deadly road rage crash that killed two teenage girls in Albuquerque. Police say 27-year-old Roger Wilson rammed another car along Central near Tingley back in June. Alyssa Salazar and Alize Henson, both 14, died on scene. The driver and another male were taken to the hospital.
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It began when the driver of the car was out at Pat Hurley park with the teens when Wilson came and approached them, and begin picking on them. They left but Wilson followed them. When they came up to Yucca and Central, Wilson rammed into the back of them. They sped off and Wilson followed. When they came up to Central and Tingley, Police say Wilson hit them again and the car went flying in the apartments’ parking lot at 2525 Tingley.
Police say after the crash, Wilson continued down Central before crashing into a tree near Rio Grande and he took off on foot. The day after the crash, the car Wilson was driving was reported stolen. Police were able to determine Wilson took his friend’s car after drinking at Pat Hurley Park.
They searched his Facebook messages where he said he was involved in a crash and admitted to being buzzed. The description that one of the surviving victims gave also matched Wilson. He’s now charged with two open counts of murder.