2 people killed on side of the road

2 people killed on side of the road

LORDSBURG, N.M. (KRQE) – State Police are investigating an accident that killed two people who had stopped on the side of the road.

It happened just after 5 a.m. Thursday on I-10 near Lordsburg.

Police say a semi truck veered onto the shoulder and hit the two people standing outside of their truck.

The truck driver is being treated for chest pains at a Las Cruces hospital.

No names have been released. It’s unclear why the two victims had stopped on the side of the road.