BERNALILLO COUNTY, NM — At least one person was killed Thursday morning in a motor vehicle wreck on New Mexico State Road 337 near southeast Tijeras, according to the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.
The fatal accident was reported on a stretch of NM-337 at mile marker 15, less than a mile south of Bearcat Road. By the time it was reported by the BCSO at 5:37 a.m., deputies had already arrived on the scene.
Details remain limited, but both northbound and southbound lanes of the highway were closed in the area during the emergency response and initial investigation. Motorists were asked to find alternate routes.
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Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Deputies are on the scene of a motor vehicle fatality at NM 337 at the 15 mile marker (the closest cross street is San Isidro). There are limited details at this time. Both north and southbound NM 337 are… pic.twitter.com/JziNdhEaj6
— BCSO (Sheriff) NM (@BCSONM) September 28, 2023
At this time, the sheriff’s office has not indicated a cause of the crash or the types of vehicles involved. The number of those killed and injured has not been confirmed.
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