NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A stretch of interstate is being named in honor of a New Mexico State Police officer who lost his life there. Officer Darian Jarrott was shot to death in February after pulling over a pickup on I-10 in Luna County while helping Homeland Security with a drug trafficking investigation.
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Thursday, the New Mexico State Transportation Commission approved a highway dedication naming an 18-mile stretch of I-10 in Officer Jarrott’s honor.