BY MAIRE O’NEILL
Funeral services will be held next week for Danny Esquibel, 47, of Penasco who died Friday in a tragic crash on East Jemez Road. a rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at De Vargas Funeral Home in Espanola with viewing beforehand at 6 p.m. Mass will be held in Penasco at 11 a.m. Wednesday. A complete obituary will be published when available.
Esquibel and two other men, Arturo Arellano and Kevin Pena were traveling to work at Los Alamos National Laboratory when their vehicle, driven by Esquibel, Arellano and Pena suffered serious injuries and as of Wednesday, Pena remained hospitalized. The driver of the other vehicle, a 16 year old Los Alamos girl, was transported to University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuqueruque with serious injuries. No report is available on her recovery.
A fund to help with expenses of the families has been established at https://www.facebook.com/donate/132847822157564/1267460070335723/ For more information, call Ralph Martinez, (505) 221-3227.