Fatal crash in Lea County

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LOVINGTON, N.M. (Big 2/Fox 24) – New Mexico State Police responded to a fatal crash on State Road 18 between Hobbs and Lovington.

According to NMSP, at about 1:30 AM, a woman was traveling north on the highway when she hit 23-year-old Bryson Heidelberg while he was walking south on the roadway.

Heidelberg was taken to Nor Lea Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Alcohol use by Heidelberg is believed to be a contributing factor in the crash. The driver is not facing charges and has not been identified.

NMSP is still investigating the incident.

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