ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 30-year-old Albuquerque man is accused of causing a fatal crash while driving with his two young children in his car.

Albuquerque police say another driver was killed late Friday when Steven Deskin’s car slammed into the other vehicle stopped at a red light.

Police say witnesses reported seeing Deskin’s vehicle weaving through traffic at high speed before the collision.

According to police, Deskin had been drinking and showed signs of inebriation.

Deskin had picked up his 2- and 3-year-old children from daycare and they were in the backseat.

Deskin remains jailed on suspicion of homicide and child abuse charges and it’s not known whether he has an attorney could speak on his behalf.

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