BLOOMFIELD, N.M. (KRQE) - A Farmington man died Friday night when his car struck a tractor-trailer rig about two miles south of Bloomfield, the San Juan County Sheriff's Office reports.
According to witnesses Marc Jordan, 47, was headed north on four-lane U.S. Highway 550 in a small Acura when he hit the trailer from behind. The truck was slowing to make a turn onto an unmarked side road, and witnesses said Jordan was traveling at a high rate of speed, according to investigators.
The crash happened at about 6:30 p.m.
Jordan, who was alone in the car, died at the scene. The truck driver was not injured.
The investigation is continuing with crash-reconstruction specialists from the sheriff's office working the scene.
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