Trial date set for ex-cop in fatal crash

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A trial date has been set for the former Albuquerque police officer who ran a red light and killed a young woman.

Sergeant Adam Casaus, who was off duty, claims he was chasing a DWI suspect with his lights and sirens on back in February 2013. That is when he slammed into the car with Ashley Browder and her sister Lindsay inside.

Ashley died and Lindsay broke her back.

Witnesses had reported not hearing a siren and there was no record of a call about a DWI suspect.

Casaus was fired and charged with vehicular homicide.

He’s scheduled to go on trial September 22. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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