State Police identify man killed in crash involving Los Lunas school officer

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LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) – State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a Los Lunas school resource officer.

It happened Wednesday morning off Molina Road near Highway 47. Photos show the police vehicle broadsided the other vehicle.

State Police say the driver of that vehicle, 69-year-old Robin Arthur of Peralta, was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The officer was also transported to the hospital. No word on the officer’s condition.

Los Lunas school officials say the officer was responding to a call at Valencia Elementary where a shelter-in-place was in progress.

At this point, investigators have not said if the officer had lights and sirens on or who was at fault. 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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