Guadalupe County, NM – On September 20, 2020 at about 7:59 p.m., the New Mexico State Police investigated a fatal rollover crash on Interstate 40, near mile post 256, west of Santa Rosa, NM.
The initial investigation shows a 2004 GMC pickup, driven by Bernardo Garcia (66) of Glorieta, NM was traveling west on Interstate 40. The GMC exited off the Interstate and onto the on-ramp at exit 256. For unknown reasons the vehicle left the roadway on the on-ramp and rolled. The driver, Garcia sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced deceased on scene by the Office of Medical Investigator.
Alcohol does not appear to be a contributing factor in the crash, and seatbelts appear to have been properly utilized. No other information is available.