Teens Killed in Santa Fe County Crash

A HEAD-ON CRASH IN SANTA FE COUNTY TUESDAY MORNING LEAVES TWO TEENAGE BROTHERS FROM THE STANLEY AREA DEAD. THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS 16 YEAR OLD PEDRO SANDOVAL WAS DRIVING AND HIS 14 YEAR OLD BROTHER MATEO WAS A PASSENGER AS THEY WERE HEADING TO MORIARTY FOR SCHOOL. FOR AN UNKNOWN REASON, THE VEHICLE CRASHED HEAD-ON INTO A PICKUP TRUCK.

THE DRIVER OF THE PICKUP, A 59 YEAR OLD MAN, WAS TREATED FOR NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES. BOTH BOYS DIED AT THE SCENE.

THE CRASH HAPPENED AROUND 6AM TUESDAY ON STATE ROAD 41, SOUTH OF DINKLE ROAD.

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