Published: 5:47 pm, Sat. May. 20th, 2017Updated: 5:44 pm
A Carlsbad teen was killed Saturday night in a single-vehicle wreck, the New Mexico State Police report.
NMSP officers responded around 9:30 p.m. Saturday to Hidalgo Road approximately one-half mile east of Standpipe Road in Carlsbad in reference to the accident.
Initial investigation revealed a pickup driven by Shane Kincaid, 16, of Carlsbad, was travelling westbound on Hidalgo when it struck a cow in the roadway. The impact caused the truck to exit the roadway and roll.
Kincaid, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision, was ejected from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.