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UPDATED: Man Who Died in Crash Was Going to Hospital

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police have identified the man who died in a multi-vehicle crash on Montaño Friday night.

Phillip Moreno, 24, died as he was being driven to the hospital for a medical emergency, the driver told police. It is unknown if Moreno’s death was caused by the crash.

An investigation was ongoing.


9:53 p.m. 2/3/12 — A fatal multi-vehicle crash has closed Montaño in both directions, as well as the on and off ramps of Interstate 25 at Montaño, Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Robert Gibbs said.


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Gibbs said one person died on scene. Investigation of the crash is on-going and is expected to go on into the early morning hours.

Gibbs was not able to say when roads would reopen.

No other details about the crash were available.