Deadly I-40 crash shuts down eastbound lanes near Route 66 Casino

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Eastbound I-40 was shut down near Route 66 Casino following a deadly crash Friday night. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office says two vehicles were involved and one person was killed. Another was taken to the hospital.

Eastbound traffic was detoured along the Frontage Road and one westbound lane was closed. Officials say eastbound traffic was reopened at 11:30 p.m. and the westbound lane was reopened around 3 a.m.

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