MESQUITE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are investigating a deadly crash in Dona Ana County.
The head-on collision happened on I-10 in Mesquite Saturday around 10:30 p.m.
The vehicles involved were an Oldsmobile and a Chevrolet coupe.
Police say the driver of the Oldsmobile, 84-year-old Jose Cruz Martinez-Simental of Las Cruces, was driving the wrong way down the highway.
Martinez-Simental died on scene. The other driver was not injured.