6 killed in 25-vehicle pileup at New Mexico-Arizona line

Authorities say Interstate 10 is closed in southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico due to a 25 vehicle pileup near Lordsburg, N.M.

A 30-year-old man and 29-year-old woman from Phoenix were also killed in the crash.

The New Mexico State Police said in a statement that officers were investigating a twenty-five vehicle pile-up on I-10 at mile marker 11 westbound.

Officials say 77-year-old Jose Manuel Clemente and 38-year-old Maurella Clemente Munoz were the two victims from El Paso involved in the crash on Monday night.

Authorities have reopened Interstate 10 in in Arizona and New Mexico after a 25-car pileup caused by blowing dust.

Get Texas Take, the Houston Chronicle's must-read political newsletter, sent to your inbox each weekday morning. Multiple fatalities and injuries occurred as a result, according to a news release from police.

The crash happened on Interstate 10 West.

I-10 was closed from Lordsburg, New Mexico, through the Wilcox, Arizona area for several hours on Monday and Tuesday.

  • Larry Hoffman