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2 killed in Taos County head-on crash; SUV driver arrested

Oct 1, 2017

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Taos County authorities say two people are dead and a third critically injured after a head-on wreck in which the driver of an SUV has been arrested. The Sheriff's Office says the a vehicle's female driver and a male passenger were killed in the crash early Saturday morning while a second male passenger in that vehicle is hospitalized in Albuquerque. The office says 21-year-old Juan Espinoza was treated at a hospital and then jailed on suspicion of homicide. Identities of those killed and injured weren't released. Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe says the SUV that Espinoza was driving had been stolen.