EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — New Mexico State Police are investigating the death of a 51-year-old El Paso man who was killed in a motorcycle crash that happened Saturday while traveling north on U.S. Highway 54 near Alamogordo.
According to NMSP, El Pasoan Michael Warren Hulbert Jr. and a 46-year-old female passenger were ejected from a 2007 Honda motorcycle while driving on the highway. Hulbert died on the scene and the passenger sustained injuries.
The two were headed toward Alamogordo near mile post 47 at around noon when the crash occurred. It is unknown why the motorcycle left the roadway before crashing.
State police say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash. The incident is under investigation.