Deadly crash in Eddy County

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LOVING, N.M. (Big 2/Fox 24) – One man is dead following a crash Sunday afternoon in Eddy County.

The crash happened on County Road 725 just after 2 PM.

According to New Mexico State Police, a semi-truck driven by Saul Alberto Pineda Perez lost control on a curved part of the roadway and tipped over. The truck hit a pickup truck.

The two people in the pickup were taken to local hospitals to be treated for unknown injuries. Perez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash and seatbelts were worn in both vehicles.

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