Fatal Motorcycle Crash On NM Highway 68 In Rio Arriba County

Rio Arriba County, NM – On September 4, 2020 at about 11:36 p.m., New Mexico State Police investigated a fatal motorcycle crash on NM Highway 68, near mile post 19, north of Espanola, NM.

The initial investigation shows a 2019 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Macario Vigil (28) of Albuquerque, NM was traveling north on NM Highway 68.  For reasons unknown the motorcycle left the roadway and struck a guardrail. Vigil was ejected from the motorcycle and sustained fatal injuries.  He was pronounced deceased on scene by the Office of Medical Investigator.

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.  No additional information is available.