Posted on Oct 12, 2023

State police investigating fatal wreck on Highway 60 near Vaughn

VAUGHN, NM -  The New Mexico State Police have released details of a fatal rollover accident that occurred last month.

The crash took place Sept. 8 on Highway 60 near milepost 286 east of Vaughn at about 4:17 a.m.  An initial investigation found that 61-year-old Bernabe Ruacho of Vaughn was driving west in a black Mercedes sedan when the vehicle went off the roadway and rolled over numerous times.

Ruacho was pronounced dead at the scene.

NMSP are trying to determine what caused the wreck. Further updates will be provided by our Albuquerque car accident lawyer as more information becomes available regarding the incident.

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