Manzano High School junior killed in crash

Manzano High School
Manzano High School

TIJERAS, N.M. (KRQE) – The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office and Albuquerque Public Schools have confirmed a Manzano High School junior was killed in a crash with a semi on I-40.

It happened Friday morning on westbound I-40 near Tijeras. Deputies say a semi and a car collided on the freeway, causing a fire.

The 16-year-old driver was killed. Neither deputies nor school officials are releasing his name.

At Friday night’s Manzano High football game, there were signs up in tribute to that young student.

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