- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 22, 2017

TATUM, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say a Texas man has died in a car crash in southeastern New Mexico.

New Mexico State Police say 24-year-old Ryan Sklencar of McQueeney was declared dead at the scene of the accident Tuesday afternoon in the small town of Tatum.

They say Sklencar was driving on U.S. 380 near the New Mexico-Texas border when his jeep crossed into oncoming traffic and collided with a commercial vehicle.

State Police say the driver of the other vehicle wasn’t injured.

They say the fatal crash still is being investigated.



___

This story has been corrected to reflect the correct spelling of McQueeney.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2021 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide