Victim identified in fatal multi-car crash

Multi car crash on Highway 550

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Rio rancho police have identified the man who was killed in Sunday’s multi-car collision.

Fredrick Christensen, 34, of Farmington, was heading eastbound on Highway 550 when his car went into oncoming traffic hitting several other vehicles.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say another driver and a passenger in another vehicle were hospitalized but will be okay.

Investigators have not ruled out alcohol or drugs as factors. 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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