Clovis man airlifted to Lubbock after crash

Freedom New Mexico Sheriff deputies said Freedom New Mexico employee Bill Atkinson of Clovis was airlifted to a Lubbock hospital as a precaution for non-life threatening injuries after a two-vehicle crash shutdown US-70 and N.M. 202/Cacahuate Road at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. Roosevelt County Chief Deputy Malin Parker said a deputy on scene told him […]

Mother, daughter die in vehicle wreck

A Fort Sumner mother and daughter died Saturday morning when the vehicle they were riding in flipped over numerous times on U.S. 60 near Encino, according to New Mexico State Police Public Information Officer Jimmy Glascock. Elaine Abeyta, 28, died from her injuries eight hours after being airlifted to an Albuquerque hospital while Candace Abeyta, […]

Three dead in separate accidents near Tucumcari

CNJ STAFF Three people died and six were airlifted to an Amarillo hospital Monday in two separate accidents just west of Tucumcari on I-40, according to a press release from the New Mexico State Police. Laura Bell Taylor, 74, and Joy Harjo, 13, both of Oklahoma, died after Talesse Lynette Sigilai, 51, driver of the […]