Army service member killed in crash on I-40
August 21, 2018 08:25 AM
MCKINLEY COUNTY, N.M. - State Police are investigating a deadly crash on I-40 over the weekend.
Police say 22-year-old Lyric Young of Bullhead City, Arizona was killed in the crash. Young was a specialist in the Army.
A preliminary investigation shows that Young was driving east on I-40 Saturday about 10:30 p.m. when for unknown reasons he rear-ended a truck that was pulling a flatbed trailer.
Young was pronounced dead on the scene and the 63-year-old driver of the truck was uninjured.
Police say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this crash, however, it does not appear that seatbelts were used properly.
The crash remains under investigation.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family with expenses.
Updated: August 21, 2018 08:25 AM
Created: August 21, 2018 08:13 AM
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