El Paso man dies in crash near Carlsbad

El Paso News
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An El Paso man has died after crashing near Carlsbad, NM Friday morning.

According to a news release, Matthew Thomas Daniel, 28, was traveling east on State Road 128 at about 10:30 a.m. when he crossed into the opposing westbound lanes.

State police say he then crashed into the rear trailer axels of a tractor-trailer traveling west on the highway.

Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

Investigators say alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in the crash.

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