Once again, incidents and alleged incidents of driving while intoxicated are all over the pages of this newspaper. In just two editions of the Optic, we find tragedy, outrage and a glimmer of hope.
Last week, a too-familiar nightmare took place. A driver, suspected of being drunk, crossed over the Interstate 25 median and crashed head-on into an another traveler’s vehicle. Gone are Cecilio Jaramillo, 28, of Santa Fe, the suspected drunken driver, and Mariah Arguello, 18, of Las Vegas, who was just getting started in life.