Joey Romero, 49, and Beverly P. Trujillo, 43, killed in pedestrian collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Joseph Roybal, 21, on U.S. 84 in Espanola, New Mexico

Modified Date: 
Tue, 12/05/2023 - 10:26am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

State Police: 2 pedestrians killed in hit-and-run crash

According to the State Police, the suspect vehicle may be a blue Toyota pickup.

Santa Fe man charged in fatal hit-and-run

Joseph Roybal, who is 20 or 21, according to online court records, is charged with two counts of leaving the scene of an accident involving great bodily harm or death and one count of failure to give notice of an accident. 

21-year-old charged in double-fatality hit-and-run near Española

Santa Fe County jail records indicate that Roybal is not currently booked there and a Rio Arriba County jail official said Tuesday that Roybal was not incarcerated there either. Pierce said he didn’t know if Roybal had been “remanded into custody.”

Topics: 
Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Joey Romero
Beverly P. Trujillo
Joseph Roybal
Roadway: 
U.S. 84

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