Published: 2:02 pm, Tue. Jan. 17th, 2017Updated: 2:01 pm
The New Mexico State Police are investigating a fatal head-on wreck in Lea County.
Police say the accident occurred around 3 a.m. Sunday on SR 18 when a passenger vehicle collided head-on with a semi truck. It’s not immediately clear if the wreck was weather-related.
The driver of the passenger vehicle, 27-year-old Elisa Armendariz of Jal, was declared dead at the scene. The driver of the semi was not injured.