Fatal Crash on State Road 137 in Eddy County

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Written by Officer Ray Wilson 10/26/2021

Eddy County, NM – On October 25, 2021, at around 3:30 p.m. the New Mexico State Police, was called to a single-vehicle crash involving a 2019 Dodge Ram truck on New Mexico State Road 137 near milepost 44 west of Carlsbad, NM.

The initial investigation indicated that the Dodge, driven by Brandon Ray Hall, 30, of Hobbs, NM was traveling north on State Road 37. For reasons unknown, the truck left the roadway, crashed and rolled. Hall was ejected from the truck and sustained fatal injuries. He was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Office of the Medical Investigator.

Alcohol is not believed to be involved, and it appears that a seatbelt was not properly worn at the time of the crash.