Fri. May 17th, 2024

One dead in motor vehicle accident on Highway 60/84

CLOVIS (KSMX)- The Curry County Sheriff’s Office reported the death of one man in a motor vehicle accident on Tuesday in the Grier Area.

At 9:20 am, Curry County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a fatal motor vehicle crash on US 60/84, near milepost 275, in the Grier area.

The investigation has determined that a 2020 Volvo semi-tractor and trailer, driven by Harjap Singh, 40, of Hayward, California was traveling east on US 60/84. In the area of milepost 275, a westbound 1991 Nissan pickup crossed left of center and collided with Singh’s vehicle.

The driver of the Nissan pickup died at the scene. His identity has not been confirmed and next-of-kin notification is pending.

Singh was not injured.

With the assistance of the New Mexico State Police, this area of US 60/84 was closed from 9:20 am to 12:34 pm while the crash was investigated and the highway was cleared and made safe.

Confirmed identification of the decedent is pending with the Office of the Medical Investigator.

 

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