Fatal crash involving semi closes westbound I-40 closed at Unser

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating a crash involving a semi and one other vehicle that left one person dead. Officials say APD responded Friday around 4:20 p.m. to the crash on westbound I-40 near Unser Blvd.


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Police say the second vehicle was reported to be stuck underneath the semi. When emergency crews arrived, they pronounced the driver of the trapped vehicle dead. APD’s motors unit is currently on scene to investigate the crash.

All westbound lanes of I-40 were closed for a period of time due to the investigation. This story is developing.

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