Tatum Man Dies in Eddy County Traffic Accident Saturday Evening

MALAGA, NM (NEWS RELEASE) - Last night around 9:27 p.m. New Mexico State Police responded to a commercial motor vehicle crash on McDonald Rd., located east of US 285, south of Malaga, NM.

Evidence on scene indicates that the vehicle driven by Robert Taylor (38) of Tatum, NM failed to make a turn, leaving the roadway overturning and coming to rest on its roof.  Mr. Taylor was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash, he sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the office of the medical investigator.

This crash is currently under investigation with no further information available at this time.

(News release from New Mexico State Police)

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