Police: Airman in crash that killed 3 was drunk

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – Police say the airmen involved in a crash that killed him and two others back in January was drunk.

According to the Alamogordo Daily News, an autopsy report shows 26-year-old Ryan Loehr had blood alcohol levels of .14 and .15.

New Mexico’s limit is .08.

Investigators say speed was also a factor.

Authorities say the Honda Civic Loehr was driving rolled over several times on a sharp curve.

Deshon Wartley, 21, and 19-year-old Lamont Cullars were also in the car.

Investigators say they all died from blunt force injuries.

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