9-year-old dies in morning crash

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – A 9-year-old girl from El Paso, Texas, died in an early-morning crash on U.S. 54 between Carrizozo and Corona on Wednesday.

Police say they responded to the scene around 6:55 a.m. where Adia Martinez had been ejected from a Chevy sedan after the driver drifted right on the highway and over-corrected. The Chevy rolled five times, police say.

The conditions of the driver and another passenger in the car are unknown at this time.

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