- 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.

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