Police investigate Roswell fatal crash

New Mexico State Police

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – State Police are investigating a deadly crash near Roswell.

It happened Thursday night.

Police say 23-year-old Kevin Atkinson of Dexter ran a stop sign on U.S. 285 and Orchard Park Road and was hit by an oncoming commercial vehicle.

Atkinson died at the scene. The other driver was hospitalized with minor injuries.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

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