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For Immediate Release

May 10, 2019

 

Driver and Passenger ejected in Fatal Rollover Crash in Eddy County 

Eddy County-On May 10, 2019 at about 5:32 a.m., the New Mexico State Police investigated a single vehicle fatal rollover crash on Campbell Road, south of US 62/180, and east of Carlsbad, NM.

 

The Initial investigation indicated a 2004 Ford Expedition, driven by Cesar Ramirez (47) of Hobbs, NM was traveling south on Campbell Road when the Ford approached a curve in the roadway.  For unknown reasons the driver lost control of the vehicle and rolled multiple times.  The driver Cesar Ramirez, and a 36-year-old male passenger were ejected.  Mr. Ramirez sustained fatal injuries and he was pronounced deceased on scene by the Office of Medical Investigator.  The 36-year-old passenger sustained unknown injuries and he was transported to a local hospital.  There were also two other passengers in the Ford, a 30-year-old male and a 23-year-old male.  The 30-year old male and 23-year-old male both sustained unknown injuries, and both were transported to a local hospital.

 

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash and seatbelts appear to have not been properly utilized.  No additional information is available.

 

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Officer Dusty Francisco

New Mexico State Police

Public Information Officer

Public Relations Outreach

 

 

 

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