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(Teresa Lemon – Daily Press)

New Mexico State Police, emergency services crews, and other agencies responded late this morning to the scene of an accident on U.S. 285 South. At least one vehicle wound up off the west edge of the highway. The southbound lanes of 285 were blocked and the northbound lanes converted to one pass-through each direction in the vicinity of the accident. No further details had been made available as of press time.