1 killed in early morning crash

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – One person is dead after a car ran into a power pole early Saturday morning.

According to police, the crash happened just after 7:00 a.m. at Coors and Gun Club.

Police say a male passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the vehicle was transported to UNM Hospital.

Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office identified the male victim as 22-year-old Kenneth Martinez.

Police are investigating whether alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash.

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