Motorcyclist in fatal crash ID’d

Fatal crash shuts down I-40 westbound

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The motorcycle driver killed in a collision on I-40 over the weekend has been identified.

Police say 51-year-old Tony Maese died at the scene and his passenger, Barbara Bright, 52, remains in the hospital.

Police say a ladder fell out of a truck traveling west on I-40. The driver of the vehicle stopped in the lance to pick up the ladder and Maese was unable to stop. His motorcycle ran over the ladder and collided with the rear of the truck.

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