UPDATE: Gadsden Independent school district releasing information on two of the three teens killed in a crash out in Chaparral, New Mexico over the weekend.

According to the district Alan Rey, a student at Desert Pride Academy and Daniel Rivera Jr. a former Chaparral High School student, both died in that crash from their injuries, as well as a teen girl who was believed to be friends with Rey.

OTERO COUNTY, New Mexico (KTSM) – According to the initial investigation from the New Mexico State Police, a 2007 Toyota Corolla, driven by a sixteen-year-old male was traveling east on Steve Drive and failed to stop at a posted stop sign and struck a 2019 Dodge Ram truck traveling south on Angelina Boulevard.

The driver of the Toyota and two passengers, a fifteen-year-old female, and an eighteen-year-old male sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Office of the Medical Investigator.

On November 4, 2022, at about 9:16 a.m., investigated a fatal crash at the intersection of Angelina Boulevard and Steve Drive in Chaparral, New Mexico. 

The driver of the 2019 Dodge Ram truck, a forty-year-old male, and his two passengers, a fifty-one-year-old female, and an eighteen-year-old male were transported by emergency personnel to a hospital in El Paso, Texas for injuries believed to be non-life-threatening. 

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor and seatbelts do not appear to have been properly utilized by the occupants of the 2007 Toyota Corolla.

For the privacy of the family, the name of the driver and passengers will not be released by the New Mexico State Police. This crash remains under investigation by the New Mexico State Police. 


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Three people were killed and three others injured in a two-vehicle crash in Chaparral, New Mexico, Friday night, New Mexico State police say.

The crash happened at about 9:15 p.m. at Steve and Angelina streets.

The injured people were taken to University Medical Center in El Paso with unknown injuries.

This is a developing story and will update it when we learn more.