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Bernalillo County, New Mexico — January 10, 2012

Police say a Lowe’s delivery driver was killed in a crash between Albuquerque and Rio Rancho on Tuesday.

According to the Albuquerque Police Department, the unidentified driver was operating a box truck on behalf of Lowe’s around 9:20 a.m. As he approached Double Eagle II Airport along Atrisco Vista, the truck crashed, landing on the driver’s side.

The unidentified driver suffered fatal injuries, although it is unclear whether he died on scene or at a nearby hospital. Paramedics say a passenger broke his arm and was taken to the University of New Mexico Hospital.

The United States Department of Transportation reports that fatal accidents involving semis and other large trucks have fallen from 5,200 in 2005 to 3,200 in 2009.

UPDATE: Police have identified the deceased driver as 35-year-old Sean A. Janson. The injured passenger, meanwhile, is 32-year-old Alfredo Chavez.

If you would like an official copy of the police report, request a copy with this form, or call 1-505-247-9333.

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  • http://batman-news.com shanice

    its sad that lows never contacted me and my siblings you would think since my dad worked for them guess they must not care that much just another driver to them that can be replaced and what even worst we were promise money collected by there employes and we never got one cent. and then to top it off they fire the other injured man that was with my dad what was he a lose end that needed to be taken care of. Word to lows your employes are more then profit buliders they are people and lows you lost a customer for life and i will reach out with this story. the way lows handeled it was sickening you should be ashamed thank god for workers comp right or a lot of people would be sueing your ass by now