APD investigating fatal pedestrian crash on I-40 near Carlisle and San Mateo

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Police is investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian. Eastbound I-40 was closed Wednesday night between Carlisle and San Mateo while APD was on the scene. Roads are now open.


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Witnesses told police the man was throwing large rocks at vehicles then suddenly ran out onto the interstate. He was hit by several cars and died at the scene. He has not been identified. APD says there’s no evidence that excessive speed or alcohol are were factors for any of the drivers and no criminal charges are pending at this time.

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