Police respond to crash in East Mountains

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Detectives were on the scene of a crash in the East Mountains.

Deputies say at about 4:30 p.m. an SUV hit another car head on after the SUV was traveling the wrong way on the road. On Tuesday, officials arrived on the scene of Mountain Valley and Crestview after the two vehicle crash.

The driver of the car was killed on the scene according to authorities. That driver was identified as 75-year-old Catherine Crawford.

The SUV driver was taken to a hospital with head and back injuries. The SUV driver was identified as 20-year-old Nathaniel Bowen.

Bowen was released from the hospital and then booked into MDC with a vehicular homicide charge.

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