Carlsbad PD Seeks Information About Deadly Hit and Run Crash

Carlsbad Polcie are asking the public for some help in solving a fatal hit and run crash that took place over the summer. The crash happened at about 1:30 in the morning on June 11th, when a statement from Carlsbad PD says 20 year-old Tristant Spiva was struck and killed by the driver of a white Toyota Tundra pickup truck. The impact threw Spiva into the grassy ditch alongside the roadway, but the driver of the Toyota Tundra fled the scene, continuing south on Boyd Drive. ANyone with information about the crime or the whereabouts of the pickup’s driver is asked to contact Eddy County Crimestoppers anonymously. That number is 575-887-1888. You can also submit a tip online by going to