ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A suspected drunken driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 25 caused a head-on crash that left a motorcyclist dead and another person injured early Saturday in Las Cruces, according to New Mexico State Police.
Daniel Medina, 41, of El Paso, Texas, struck one vehicle before colliding with a motorcycle driven by 21-year-old Austin Wagner of White Sands Missile Range, State Police spokesman Lt. Mark Soriano said.
Wagner was killed and the driver of the other vehicle, a 26-year-old man, was taken to a hospital with “unknown injuries.”
“Alcohol does appear to be a factor,” Soriano said.
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