Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Railroad to Close Crossing.(Final)

Byline: Elaine D. Briseno Journal Staff Writer

2 Youths Died At Sandia Pueblo Site

The Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad will close a private crossing on the Sandia Pueblo south of Bernalillo where two youths were killed in March.

Lena Kent, spokeswoman for the railroad company, said the crossing will close June 27.

The crossing to North Farm Road is on the pueblo just off N.M. 313 and provides access to a dirt road that local farmers use to get to their properties.

Kent said Thursday the company decided to close the crossing to reduce the risk of further accidents.

"People are not adhering to the stop signs," she said. …

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