Former Mescalero Apache president killed in crash

Sara Misquez, the former president of the Mescalero Apache Nation of New Mexico, was killed yesterday in a vehicle crash.

Misquez, 62, was driving her sport utility vehicle when it veered of the highway and rolled over, police said. She was alone.

Misquez was first elected president in 1999. She was ousted in November 2003 but ran again last year and won the most votes in a primary in October. She lost the general election to Carleton Naiche-Palmer.

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Former tribal president killed in one-car accident (The Ruidoso News 1/10)
Former Mescalero president killed in crash (AP 1/10)

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