Posted on Nov 14, 2023

Police identify victim of fatal pedestrian accident in Rio Rancho

RIO RANCHO, NM - A man who was killed in a pedestrian accident in Rio Rancho last month has been identified by police, according to the Rio Rancho Observer.

The victim of the Oct. 24 crash was reported to be Michael Warnken of Rio Rancho.  Investigators said he was walking his dog in the crosswalk on Terraza Boulevard in the Loma Colorado neighborhood at about 6 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle.  Warnken was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Rio Rancho Police Department Traffic Unit is continuing its investigation into the cause of the accident.

As this story develops, check back for further updates from our Albuquerque car accident lawyer on the progress of the investigation.

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