Texas Man Killed In Eddy County Motorcycle Crash

A motoryclce crash in Eddy County has claimed the life on a man from Texas. State Police reports indicate 37 year-old Christopher Kelly, of Andrews, Texas, was headed southbound on State Road 31 near Kelly Road south of Carlsbad at about 3am Saturday. The report says the Kelly was speeding when he laid his motorcycle down before getting to the stop sign at the intersection. Kelly and his bike slid through the intersection, colliding with a Peterbuilt semi headed east on State Road 31. Kelly was pronounced dead at the scene.