One dead following fatal head-on collision in Lea County

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LEA COUNTY, NM (ABC Big 2/Fox 24) – One man is dead following a deadly head-on accident in Lea County Monday evening.

An investigation by the New Mexico State Police Department shows Cameron Reeve of Tatum, NM was heading northbound on State Rd. 206 when he crossed over the centerline and collided head-on with a semi-truck. Reeve sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead.

The driver of the semi-truck, a 63-year-old woman was airlifted to University Medical Hospital in Lubbock with serious injuries.

According to police, alcohol does not appear to be a factor and seatbelts were used properly.

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