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News: 19-year-old dies in single-vehicle crash on New Mexico Highway 28

LA MESA, NM – One teenager died and two others were injured in a single-vehicle car accident near La Mesa Sunday morning.

KVIA reports the incident occurred on New Mexico Highway 28 near mile post 9 at about 6:30 a.m. The driver went off the roadway and crashed into a tree, authorities said.

A passenger, 19-year-old Pedro Delgadillo, was ejected from the vehicle and killed. The 19-year-old driver and a 14-year-old female passenger were taken to an El Paso hospital.

State police indicated drunk driving was a factor in the crash and said the driver may face charges.

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While pursuing a major in history and French at Rice University in the early 1990s, I spent a year studying at La Sorbonne in Paris in 1991. I received my B.A. from Rice University in 1993 and continued to focus on writing — mostly fiction and plays — for a year before entering New Mexico University School of Law. Since then, my team has helped to recover more than $100 million for our clients. Though my firm has grown quickly to fill the legal needs of our community, it has retained its focus on providing excellent service to clients.