Trial underway for airman involved in deadly crash

Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The trial of a Kirtland airman involved in a deadly crash is underway. The crash happened two years ago near Louisiana and Gibson.

Investigators say Calvin Cooper was using the median to pass another car when he hit and killed Angelica Baca who was crossing the street. With Cooper being an airman, the Air Force took over the case.

He faces charges of involuntary manslaughter, negligent homicide, and reckless driving.

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