San Juan County, NM – On October 29, at about 8:00 p.m., New Mexico State Police officers were dispatched to U.S. Highway 64 at around milepost 33 between Farmington and Shiprock for a crash involving a pedestrian.
The initial investigation indicated that for unknown reasons, Ramon Natividad-Garcia, 40, of Bloomfield was crossing the westbound lanes of U.S. 64. He was struck by a 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander driven by a 51-year-old male. He was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased by the Office of the Medical Investigator.
Alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in this crash. The driver and passenger in the Mitsubishi were not injured. This incident is being investigated by the New Mexico State Police.