- Associated Press - Saturday, September 30, 2017

TAOS, N.M. (AP) - Taos County authorities say two people are dead and a third critically injured after a head-on wreck in which the driver of an SUV has been arrested.

The Sheriff’s Office says the a vehicle’s female driver and a male passenger were killed in the crash early Saturday morning while a second male passenger in that vehicle is hospitalized in Albuquerque.

The office says 21-year-old Juan Espinoza was treated at a hospital and then jailed on suspicion of homicide.

Identities of those killed and injured weren’t released.

Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe says the SUV that Espinoza was driving had been stolen.


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