Driver ID’d in crash that killed bicylist

Cory Lucero
Cory Lucero

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A 21-year-old man has been charged for running over and killing a bicyclist Sunday night and then taking off.

APD said the crash happened near Highway 528 and Coors Bypass after 7 p.m.

Police said the cyclist, a man in his late 20s, was heading south on Coors Bypass when he was struck by a truck. A witness saw it all and got the license plate number. Police said the plate came back to Cory Lucero.

He was arrested shortly after and police say he appeared drunk. Lucero is now charged with vehicular homicide.

The victim’s name has not been released. 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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