Las Cruces, NM (February 26, 2021) – A woman who has been identified as Karen Trujillo, a superintendent for Las Cruces public schools was hit and killed by a vehicle on Thursday, February 25th. The fatal incident was reported on Edgewood Avenue at around 5:30 p.m.
According to the Las Cruces Police Department, Trujillo was walking her dogs in the 1200 block of the roadway when she was struck by a westbound Nissan Quest minivan. Emergency crews arrived at the scene and transported Trujillo to Mountain View Regional Medical Center. She was pronounced deceased a short time later.
Authorities say that the driver of the Nissan remained at the scene to cooperate with officials but no further details have been provided. The events that led to this incident are under investigation.
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