2 die in vehicle crash near Mayhill, 3rd person injured

February 19, 2018

MAYHILL, N.M. (AP) — Two people died in a one-vehicle crash near Mayhill when the driver struck a tree and rolled down an embankment.

New Mexico State Police say 63-year-old Vicky Eudy of Alamogordo and 53-year-old Mark Torrez of Artesia were both fatally injured in the crash late Friday morning.

Another person in the car suffered injuries that weren’t believed to be life-threatening.

Police say the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed before the crash.

Alcohol isn’t believed to be a factor.

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