New Mexico: Bertha Sanchez died because Reves Duran had a party behind the wheel, say cops; DWI and northbound in southbound lanes
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From El Paso Times
A 42-year-old El Paso woman was killed late Monday night when the car she was riding in was hit by an alleged drunken driver going the wrong way on Interstate 25 near Socorro, N.M., state police said Tuesday.
New Mexico State Police said Bertha Sanchez died in the three-vehicle collision that occurred at 10:30 on I-25 seven miles south of Socorro.
Police said Reyes Duran, 21, of Socorro, was driving a Cadillac north in the southbound lanes when he hit a Honda. After the impact, the Cadillac stopped in the middle of the southbound lanes and was hit by a van.
Sanchez, who was a passenger in the Honda, died at the scene. ….MORE