Alcohol, speed factors in deadly crash near Hobbs | KOB 4
Advertisement

Alcohol, speed factors in deadly crash near Hobbs

Alcohol, speed factors in deadly crash near Hobbs

Marian Camacho
September 13, 2018 12:17 PM

LEA COUNTY, N.M. - State Police are investigating a deadly crash in Lea County.

Advertisement

It happened Wednesday around 5 p.m. on State Road 529 west of Hobbs.

Police say an initial investigation shows that the driver of a 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse was driving recklessly at a high rate of speed when the car left the road and rolled.

The driver, 43-year-old Christopher Michael Clayburn of Artesia, was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Clayburn was not wearing a seatbelt and alcohol does appear to be a factor in the crash.

Credits

Marian Camacho

Copyright 2018 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement
Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video



Advertisement

Relay Media Amp

Advertisement




Advertisement




FBI: Tara Calico disappearance still active missing-person case

Girl claims stranger in white van offered her candy during walk to school

Police investigate deadly shooting in southeast Albuquerque

APS, Comcast partnership brings low-cost internet to families

UNM to host drive-thru flu shot clinics