State Police investigate fatal crash outside of Pecos

New Mexico State Police

PECOS, N.M. (KRQE) – State Police responded to the scene of a deadly crash on Tuesday just outside of Pecos. The incident occurred at about 12:45 p.m. on I-25.

Police say 26-year-old Desiree Castillo was driving northbound when she lost control. They say her vehicle rolled over several times.

Castillo was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.

Her passenger, 29-year-old Carlos Castillo sustained injures and was treated at the scene.

No word yet on what might have caused the crash, but police are investigating. 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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