State Police: Texas man dies after 2-car crash in New Mexico

September 10, 2018

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Texas man has died after a car crash in New Mexico.

New Mexico State Police on Monday identified the victim as 19-year-old Fabian Mendoza of Denver City.

They say Mendoza was driving a vehicle that crossed into another lane of traffic on U.S. 62/180 and collided head-on with a pickup truck southeast of Hobbs on Saturday.

Mendoza was taken to a Lea County hospital where he later died of his injuries.

State Police say a passenger in Mendoza’s car suffered serious injuries and the truck driver also was transported for medical treatment.

They say the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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