Socorro, NM (August 26, 2020) – Authorities have now released the identity of a man who was killed after his Jeep rolled over during a crash on Interstate 25 in the town of Socorro. The fatal accident happened at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon, August 21st.
According to authorities, Alfonso Benavides, 50, of Polvadera, was driving through a construction zone in a 2003 Jeep Wrangler when the vehicle struck an object in the road. The obstruction forced the Jeep into the median where it rolled over, ejecting Benavides.
Emergency crews responded to the scene where they transported Benavides to a local hospital. He was pronounced deceased a short time later. A female passenger in the Jeep suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The details leading to the crash remain under investigation by the New Mexico State Police.
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Car Accidents in New Mexico
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