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Crash in Lea County claims life of Texas man


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HOBBS — New Mexico State Police say a 23-year-old La Mesa, Texas, man died Thursday in a fatal crash on U.S. 82/180.

A preliminary investigation indicates that a vehicle driven by Zachary Ryden was traveling east on U.S. 82/180 at mile marker 66, west of Hobbs, when his vehicle crashed into the rear of a semi-tractor trailer that was also traveling east, according to a crash report.

Ryden sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the semi sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

This crash remains under investigation with no further details available.

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