NMSP investigate fatal crash near Carlsbad


EDDY COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are investigating a crash that left one person dead in southeastern New Mexico.

It happened Monday afternoon at Old Cavern Highway and Derrick Road, south of Carlsbad.

Police say a sedan struck a semi-truck. Ralph Rider, 55, died at the scene.

The other driver was not injured.

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