Las Cruces teacher killed in motorcycle crash

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Just days before the end of the school year, a Las Cruces school is mourning the death of a teacher.

38-year-old J.D. Welch was killed Tuesday night in a motorcycle crash which also injured his wife.

Welch has taught at Centennial High School for three years. Before that, he taught at Mayfield High.

Centennial students graduate Thursday.

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