One car was involved in a fatal crash in Socorro County on Tuesday morning.

A 20-year-old woman with a North Carolina driver’s license was traveling southbound on Interstate 25 when she collided with a guardrail near mile marker 159, said an undersheriff with the Socorro County Sheriff’s Department. The vehicle rolled several times and ended up in the northbound lane. The crash occurred at 6:20 a.m.

The woman was on a phone call at the time of crash. She was the only person in the vehicle. The cause of the crash is still being investigated by the Socorro County Sheriff’s Department.


Cathy Cook, Editor, El Defensor Chieftain