Fatal Rollover Crash On Interstate 40 In Guadalupe County

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.