Woman dies in hit-and-run crash on I-25 in Socorro

Woman dies in hit-and-run crash on I-25 in Socorro

SOCORRO, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police is looking for a driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Socorro on Friday.

Officers were dispatched to the crash on I-25 near mile marker 161 around 5:30 a.m. NMSP said the driver of a Chevrolet pickup swerved to avoid hitting a deer and crashed. The vehicle rolled over, and the driver and the passenger were able to get out.

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Adriana Jurado, one of the individuals who was in the vehicle, was attempting to pick up debris and belongings from the crash in the northbound lanes when she was hit by a white sedan that was traveling northbound. The white sedan fled, and Jurado, 22, was pronounced deceased on scene.

New Mexico State Police is asking the public for help in identifying the vehicle that hit Jurado. The make and model of the vehicle is unknown, but it will have heavy front-end damage on the driver’s side, police said.