Fatal single-vehicle rollover under investigation in Taos County

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TAOS, N.M. (KRQE) – The Taos County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly single-vehicle crash that happened early in the morning on Sunday, Oct. 31. According to deputies, a vehicle was driving on Highway 522 near San Cristobal around 2:20 a.m. when it drifted off the right side of the road, ended up down an embankment, causing it to overturn several times.


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The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle and died on the scene. Police have not yet identified the driver. No other vehicles were involved. Speed and impairment are being considered as contributing factors in the crash.

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