Tue. Jun 25th, 2024

Deadly hit & run in Portales

The Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Dept. is looking for the suspect of a deadly hit & run that happened on Highway 70 and South Roosevelt Road P around 2:20 p.m. on Friday. The incident involved a motorcycle; the motorcyclist passed away later Friday evening.

Witnesses at the scene describe the perpetrator in a blue truck, possibly a Ford, which was noticeably newer with a chrome bumper. The truck in question was also pulling a single axle trailer with black metal sidewalls. It was leaving southbound on Road P after the incident. If anyone has any information on the incident, please call the Sheriff’s department at (575)356-4408 or call Portales Police Dept. at (575)356-4404.

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