Fatal Rollover Crash in Quay County

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Quay County, NM – On August 25, 2022, at around 12:15 p.m., the New Mexico State Police responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 40 eastbound, east of San Jon, New Mexico.



The initial investigation indicated that a 2005 white Nissan Xterra sport utility vehicle was traveling eastbound on I-40 with six people inside, including the driver. For unknown reasons, the driver lost control and the vehicle rolled over. Two of the five passengers were ejected during the rollover. One of the passengers, 18-year-old Kejuan Green of Sparks, Nevada, was transported to a local hospital where he later died of his injuries. Two other passengers were airlifted from the scene to receive medical treatment.



Proper seatbelt use was not utilized at the time of the crash. The crash was investigated by the New Mexico State Police.