New Mexico State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Chaves County

NEW MEXICO STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A FATAL CRASH SUNDAY IN CHAVES COUNTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

IT HAPPEND SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE 10-30 ON US HIGHWAY 285 BETWEEN ROSWELL AND VAUGHN. INVESTIGATORS SAY 22-YEAR-OLD LAUREANO GASPAR OF ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA WAS DRIVING SOUTHBOUND IN A 2001 TOYTA…NEAR MILE MARKER 152…WHEN THE VEHICLE LEFT THE ROADWAY AND ROLLED SEVERAL TIMES. GASPAR…PRONUNCED DEAD AT THE HOSPITAL. WE’RE TOLD ALCOHOL DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE A FACTOR IN THE CRASH AND GASPAR WAS WEARING A SEATBELT. THERE WERE NO OTHER VEHICLES INVOLVED. THE CRASH REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.