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Family Of Spectator Killed By Race Car Plan On Pressing Charges

The family of a 68-year-old woman killed Sunday at a mud bog race in Tornillo, told ABC-7 they plan to press charges.

The accident, which killed Martha Camacho and injured three others, including a 1-year-old girl, happened behind Tequilas Discoteque on Indian Head Road.

Martha Camacho’s family said she was here to see a concert on this stage and had no interest in the mud bogs.

The family said this railing was clearly not enough to stop what happened out here and now they want answers from the promoter of this event.

“It was the first time we all went,” Paulette Pacheco said of the family outing.

Paulette Pacheco said her husband’s grandmother, Martha Pacheco, just wanted to see one of her favorite Bands play.

“She was sitting right next to the track,” Paulette Pacheco said.

Paulette Pacheco said the mud bog was getting ready to race down the track when it suddenly disappeared behind a curtain of mud. When it reappeared, it was over the railing down the track and it pinned Martha Pacheco against a truck she was sitting next to.

“It was chaos,” Paulette Pacheco said of the scene afterward. “Whose fault was it? I think its the company’s fault.”

The family said the company is Tequilas Discoteque, which hosted the races and concert.

“Nobody has come and said how is everybody, how is the family, nobody,” Gioana Chuca said.

“The company that was hosting the races made the mistake of not letting people know the trucks could lose control,” Chuca said.

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