Gallup, NM (August 13, 2019) – Two people were killed and two others injured in a rollover crash that took place on Interstate 40 in the town of Gallup. The accident happened at around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, August 10th, according to police.
Authorities stated that Latoya Aisetewa, 24, and Leonard Aisetewa, 21, were occupants of a vehicle, along with two others, when it crashed along the interstate. Both Latoya and Leonard were ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene.
The two other occupants, identified only as a 72-year-old woman and a 54-year-old woman, were transported to a local hospital. Their current conditions have not been released.
Police are actively investigating the events that led to this accident.
Our deepest condolences are extended to the loved ones of both Latoya Aisetewa and Leonard Aisetewa who lost their lives in this crash. Our thoughts are with them and the other injured occupants of the vehicle.
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