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Police seek help in hit-and-run accident


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Roswell Police are asking the public to provide any information they have about a recent hit-and-run accident that left a man injured.

The incident happened at the intersection of South Sunset Avenue and West Taylor Drive at about 3 a.m. July 22, according to a press release issued Friday by the Roswell Police Department.

An accident report states an officer found Michael Guerin, 52, of Roswell lying battered in the road bleeding and with his legs twisted as if they were broken. He had a handgun underneath him and not in its holster and his glasses lay broken just north of his body, according to the report.

Guerin told police he had been working security at a party and walking when he was struck by a vehicle, the report states. He was not able to recall any information about how he was hit, the make of the vehicle or which direction the vehicle went.

Guerin was transported by ambulance to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, the report states. According to the press release, Guerin was later flown to Texas to receive treatment for leg injuries.

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A Taylor Street resident told police that Guerin provided security for his party earlier in the night, where he made sure all guests were of age and no one had any weapons, the report continued.

The resident told police Guerin did not get into an argument with anybody at the party or anything of that manner. He added that he went to bed three to four hours prior and that everyone left his house, including Guerin.

Sgt. Ron Smith said Friday police do not have any other information or clues in the ongoing investigation.

“We have nothing else, so if anyone knows anything, we’d like to know about it,” Smith said Friday.

He added that anyone with information about the incident or case can contact the Roswell Police Department at 624-6770 and ask for Officer Adam Rhodes, the lead investigative officer on the case, or Chaves County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-594-8477.

Breaking news reporter Alex Ross can be reached at 575-622-7710, ext. 301, or at breakingnews@rdrnews.com.

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