Vado, NM (May 18, 2020) – A fatal hit-and-run accident in the town of Vado was reported by authorities on Thursday, May 14th. Officials stated that a motorcyclist, identified as Guy Hanslin, 54, was hit and killed by a pickup truck in the vicinity of 10581 Las Alturas St.
According to authorities, Hanslin was traveling north on a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he was struck by an oncoming tan 1998 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck. The driver of the truck fled the area but his vehicle was later located at a residence in Mesquite, New Mexico.
Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene and Hanslin was pronounced deceased a short time later. The New Mexico State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit is in charge of the ongoing investigation into this incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Guy Hanslin at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in New Mexico
From February to August 2019, a total of 27 motorcyclists were killed in collisions across the state of New Mexico. Motorcycle accidents in New Mexico are often fatal not only because of the vulnerability of riders but also because of the actions of seriously negligent drivers. Before moving on, victims and their families must know that their rights need to be protected during such a time.
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