Oñate and the community mourns the loss of one if it’s own.

An Oñate High School football player was killed in a car crash Saturday morning. According to his family, 18-year-old Luis Mendez died after a two-car crash along Bataan West Memorial. The Las Cruces Public Schools sent out a statement last night sending out there deepest condolences. Onate High School will be holding a spaghetti dinner to help raise money for funeral costs this Thursday Night at 6:30pm at the school’s cafeteria. Councilors will be on hand for all students this week at the school.