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The Latest: Sheriff's Office: Wrong-way driver dies

May 6, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office says a 17-year-old boy who was driving a wrong-way vehicle that collided with a sheriff's deputy vehicle has died. Deputy Felicia Maggard said the boy who died was driving a vehicle westbound in eastbound lanes of Rio Bravo Boulevard when it collided head-on with the deputy's vehicle before colliding with a third vehicle early Saturday morning. The Sheriff's Office said a 16-year-old girl who was a passenger in the wrong-way vehicle had non-life threatening injuries. The injuries to the deputy and the driver of the third vehicle also are described as non-life threatening. No identities were released. The wreck occurred near the Rio Grande.