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Hit and Run in McKinley County Leaves Two Dead, Driver Arrested

January 28, 2021

In the aftermath of a harrowing hit-and-run incident in McKinley County, New Mexico, our hearts ache for the families and loved ones left reeling from the loss of two precious lives. The recent arrest made by the New Mexico State Police in connection with this tragedy serves as a stark reminder of the devastation wrought by reckless actions on our roads.

The details are chilling: on the night of January 20, 2021, the McKinley County Sheriff’s Office received a distressing call regarding a woman walking along I-40. Tragically, moments later, an officer stumbled upon scattered debris while traveling eastbound on the interstate. The scene unfolded with grim clarity as a deceased woman was discovered alongside a car seat containing a deceased infant.

The investigation by the New Mexico State Police remains ongoing, helmed by the diligent efforts of the Investigations Bureau.

In the wake of such a tragic event, it is paramount for the families affected to seek legal guidance promptly. Hit-and-run incidents present complex legal challenges, demanding thorough investigation and representation to ensure justice is served. A compassionate and experienced legal team can provide invaluable support, advocating for the rights of the victims and their families while navigating the intricacies of the legal process.

Moreover, legal assistance extends beyond seeking compensation; it’s about holding accountable those responsible for the loss and securing closure for the grieving families. By enlisting the help of a dedicated legal advocate, the affected parties can focus on healing and rebuilding their lives, knowing that their legal matters are in capable hands.

As we stand in solidarity with the community during this difficult time, we implore those impacted by this tragedy to seek legal support. Together, we can pursue justice and strive to prevent similar incidents from shattering more lives in the future.

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