State Police investigating fatal crash near Roswell

New Mexico State Police

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are investigating a fatal single vehicle car crash that happened shortly after 1 p.m. Friday.

The crash happened near mile marker 89 on US 285 south of Roswell.

State Police say the initial investigation shows the vehicle driven by Bobby Madron, 73, was southbound when it exited the road and overturned several times on the southbound shoulder.

Madron was pronounced deceased on scene.

Passenger Joyce Dehnen, 72 was transported to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

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