Fatal Head-On Crash on U.S. 285 South of Roswell

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Written by Officer Ray Wilson 05/11/2022

Chaves County, NM – On May 11, 2022, at about 4:15 a.m., the New Mexico State Police was called to investigate a fatal head-on collision on U.S. 285 around milepost 85 south of Roswell, NM.

The initial investigation indicated that a 2008 Chevy Tahoe, driven by Alexa Renee Fox, 23, of Carlsbad, NM was traveling north on U.S. 285. For unknown reasons, the Tahoe crossed the center median and struck a southbound 2013 Ford F-550 head-on. Fox was killed in the collision and pronounced deceased on the scene by the Office of the Medical Investigator. The driver of the Ford was transported to the hospital for injuries received in the crash. His condition is not known.

Seatbelts appear to have been properly worn in this crash which is under investigation by the New Mexico State Police.