NM State Police investigate fatal rollover south of Elida

NM State Police investigate fatal rollover south of Elida

New Mexico -

On Tuesday at about 6:39 a.m., New Mexico State Police investigated a fatal rollover crash on State Road 70, south of Elida. 

Investigators report a Ford, driven by Wilber J. Charles, 68, of Las Cruces, was traveling east on State Road 70 when he lost control.

Charles left the roadway, crashed through the right of way fence and rolled. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected. He died at the scene. 

Police say alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in the crash. 

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