- Associated Press - Friday, July 14, 2017

CHAPARRAL, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State Police say a Texas man has died after his motorcycle collided with a car.

Police say the fatal accident occurred shortly after 7 a.m. Friday on State Road 404 in the small Dona Ana County community of Chaparral.

They say 42-year-old Mark Sharples, of Anthony, was hit by an SUV that crossed the road into oncoming traffic.

Police say Sharples was pronounced dead at the scene.

They say the driver of the SUV suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital in El Paso, Texas.

Police say the fatal crash is under investigation.

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