A sixty-three-year-old woman died in a one-vehicle rollover crash in New Mexico; the crash took place on State Road 9, near milepost 98 east of Columbus. New Mexico State Police informed in a news release that the accident happened on June 10 at about 2:24 p.m. A 2016 Toyota Tacoma pickup, operated by a fifty-nine-year-old woman from Oklahoma was going west on State Road 9 when the pickup left the roadway and rolled.
New Mexico State Police said the driver had unknown injuries and was taken to the University Medical Hospital in El Paso, Texas after the rollover crash in New Mexico. According to the news release states that there were two passengers in the pickup, a sixteen-year-old male from Mexico and Maria I. Segovia De Talamantes, sixty-three years old, from Oklahoma.
According to New Mexico State Police Talamantes died on the scene and the sixteen-year-old, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle. The sixteen-year-old sustained unknown injuries and was taken to the same medical centre. New Mexico State Police says fatigue could be a factor in the accident and seatbelts were only properly worn by the driver and Talamantes. They said that alcohol was not a factor in this crash. So far, there is no other info on the accident.
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