Roswell, NM (November 16, 2019) – On Wednesday night, one person was killed in a fatal accident at the intersection of Brown Road and Highway 380.
The New Mexico State Police responded to the scene of the accident where they found that one person, Katelynn Kelly, was killed and a child passenger was left with injuries.
The 20-year-old and her child passenger were headed north on Brown Road in a Chevy truck when she went through the intersection at Highway 380 and was struck by a Dodge truck headed east.
State Police arrived at the scene of the accident around 8 p.m. and immediately blocked off the intersection and surrounding areas. Kelly was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and the child was transported to the hospital with injuries.
The driver of the Dodge was identified as a 48-year-old man and he is not facing any charges at this time.
The investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Katelynn Kelly at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in New Mexico
Fatal accidents are on the rise on New Mexico roads. For those native to the state, in fact, car accidents are the leading cause of injuries and death for those between the ages one and 24. When a loved one loses their life due to the negligence of an irresponsible driver, it is important that they have options during this challenging time. As a family member, you can seek the help of a wrongful death attorney in New Mexico immediately for help understanding your legal options.
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