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News: Pedestrian dead after being hit by vehicle on Jim McDowell Road near airport

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Albuquerque police were at the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident shortly after midnight on Thursday.

KOB reports a pedestrian in the middle of the road was struck by a vehicle headed south on Jim McDowell Road near the Double Eagle II Airport. The victim was declared dead at the scene. The person’s identity was not immediately released.

Police investigating the accident said speed and alcohol did not appear to have been contributing factors. They added that the roadway was not illuminated at the time. No information was released regarding the driver.

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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.