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News: Pedestrian fatally struck by pickup truck at I-40 and Coors Boulevard

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Police say a pedestrian was struck and killed by a pickup truck in Albuquerque early Saturday morning, reports KRQE.

Investigators believe the pedestrian was crossing Coors Boulevard near the on-ramp for Interstate 40 at about 1 a.m. when they were struck by a large pickup truck going south on Coors.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the driver of the pickup fled the scene after the crash.

It was not yet clear whether speed or alcohol were contributing factors in the incident as police continue their investigation.

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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.