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Taos Pueblo Man Killed in Crash

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A Taos Pueblo man was killed Saturday night after being struck by a car in El Prado, the Taos County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on Monday.

James Marcus, 52, was killed when 47-year-old Katherine Minott of Santa Fe hit him with her vehicle near the Prado Post Office, The Taos News reported.

Undersheriff Ed Romero told The News that Minott had been reported as a missing person in Santa Fe and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital for a mental evaluation before facing charges of vehicular homicide and driving while intoxicated.

Details of the crash were still under investigation, The News said.


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