Driver charged after hitting motorcyclist

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (KRQE) – A man accused of killing a motorcyclist on I-25 near T or C is charged with vehicular homicide and DWI.

State police say 26-year-old Enrique Portillo rear-ended the rider just before 5:00 Wednesday morning south of the Williamsburg exit.

The victim, 69-year-old Isidro Blea, was thrown from his motorcycle and died at the scene.

Officials say he was not wearing a helmet. 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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