Fatal crash in Luna County

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LUNA COUNTY, New Mexico (Big 2/Fox 24) – The New Mexico State Police are investigating a fatal crash that happen in Luna County this morning.

According to officials, a 36 year-old from Cedar Rapids, Iowa driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee crossed the center line and struck 55 year-old Alfredo Granados of Deming, New Mexico.

Granados suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Jeep was airlifted to a hospital for his injuries.

According to police, alcohol does not seem to be a factor and seat belts were not used properly.

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