NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving an Alamogordo Police officer. It happened around 11:49 a.m. Wednesday on North White Sands Boulevard, also known as Highway 70.

Police say an Alamogordo police unit was responding to an emergency call when another vehicle pulled into the officer’s lane. As a result the two vehicles collided. The driver of the other vehicle was killed. The officer was uninjured, he had a passenger who was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The crash is being investigated by NMSP.