2 drivers dead after head-on crash west of Navajo Dam

October 31, 2017

NAVAJO DAM, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say the drivers of two vehicles are dead after a head-on collision in northwestern New Mexico.

New Mexico State Police say the double-fatal accident occurred about 6 p.m. Monday on State Road 173 west of Navajo Dam.

They say a pickup truck being driven by 63-year-old Mary Jane Louton of Navajo Dam collided with a car driven by 70-year-old Peter Christensen of Farmington.

State Police say it appears Louton’s vehicle crossed the center line and collided head-on with Christensen’s car.

They say Louton and Christensen sustained fatal injuries in the collision.

According to State Police, the case remains under investigation.

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