Man Pleads Not Guilty in Killing of Albuquerque Mother

A man accused of causing a fatal crash last year is pleading not guilty to charges stemming from the wreck. Jose Ortiz-Munoz is charged with homicide by reckless driving for the crash that killed Erika Chavez in September 2020. Ortiz-Munoz allegedly ran a red light while speeding at Unser and Tower and slammed into Chavez’s vehicle, killing the mother of three.