85-year-old Jose Martinez was identified as the driver killed in a wrong-way crash in Las Cruces.
According to the report, Jose Martinez was driving east on I-10 prior to the crash. Police say Martinez drifted into oncoming traffic and crashed into another driver. The other driver was not identified and the report he was not seriously injured in the crash. Police at the scene conducted the investigation but did not give an official cause. Alcohol was not mentioned in the initial report, but we will have to wait for the results of the toxicology report.
At this time, police are seeking witnesses for the crash and urge anyone with information to reach out to the Las Cruces Police Department. Troopers with the New Mexico State Police were also at the scene and likely obtained a statement the other driver involved. There is no further information about this crash. Check back in a few days for an update on the situation.
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