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Police: 5 dead when tractor-trailer, pickup collide in NM

1 year 6 months 1 week ago Friday, July 12 2019 Jul 12, 2019 July 12, 2019 8:29 AM July 12, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

JAL, New Mexico (AP) - Authorities say five people are dead following a collision in southeastern New Mexico.

The New Mexico State Police said four people in a pickup truck and one in a tractor-trailer rig were killed Thursday in the wreck on State Route 128 east of Jal, which is about 195 miles (315 kilometers) east of El Paso, Texas.

Officer Ray Wilson said investigators were trying to identify the victims.

No information was immediately available on the circumstances of the wreck.

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