Texas man killed in head-on crash in New Mexico

Texas man killed in head-on crash in New Mexico

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Lea County, NM - On March 13, 2018 just before midnight the New Mexico State Police investigated a fatal crash on State Road 128 around mile post 33 between Loving and Jal.

The initial investigation indicates a 2011 Ford passenger car was traveling east on State Road 128. For reasons unknown, the Ford crossed the center line and began driving the wrong way in the west bound lane. The Ford collided head on with a 2014 Volvo semi-truck. The driver of the Ford, Malachi A. Jackson (38) of The Colony, TX sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Volvo was uninjured.

The crash is still under investigation. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor. No additional information is available at this time.

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