New Mexico State Police report fatal crash north of Portales


PORTALES, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico State Police say they’re investigating a fatal crash on U.S. 70 north of Portales.

They say a car left the roadway for an unknown reason and crashed into a tree about 2 a.m. Sunday.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

State Police say that person’s name is being withheld pending the notification of family members.

They say the crash remains under investigation.

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