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Police: Motorcyclists dies in crash

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Albuquerque police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle. It happened Friday afternoon on the frontage road at I-25 and Menaul. Police say the motorcyclist had been doing tricks and ran a red light. He was struck by two vehicles and died at the scene.

Albuquerque man sentenced in vehicular homicide case

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – An Albuquerque man who caused a deadly crash nearly two years ago has pleaded no contest to vehicular homicide. In 2013, deputies say Christian Diaz was speeding on Rio Bravo near Coors. He lost control, drove into oncoming traffic and collided with an SUV. His passenger, 18-year-old Ashley Gamez, was killed. He faces nine years at sentencing.

Forest officials issue warning about muddy trails

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Along with the rain comes mud and forest officials are concerned it may increase the number of incidents. Cibola National Forrest officials say using horse, bike, and foot trails that are muddy could cause rutting and pot holes resulting in costly damage. Safety is also a concern because it’s easier to become stuck. Cibola would prefer people use more hardened trails until the ground dries up

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