Clovis man dies after being struck by car

Clovis man dies after being struck by car

CLOVIS, NM (KFDA) - On Saturday, April 30, 2016, at approximately 11:32 PM, the Clovis Police Department responded to the east bound lanes in the 2400 Block of west 7th on report of an auto crash with injuries involving a pedestrian and a Red Pontiac sedan.

Upon arrival of the patrol units, they found an injured male who had been struck by a vehicle and was transported to PRMC. The driver of the vehicle was on scene of the crash as well. The driver had called police by cell phone after the crash occurred.

The pedestrian later succumbed to his injuries at PRMC. The deceased pedestrian is identified as 31 year-old Ricky Lopez of Clovis. Mr. Lopez's family has been notified of his death.

The driver of the Pontiac was transported to Plains Regional Medical Center for a complaint of minor injuries.

The driver of the Pontiac is identified as 18 year-old Serena Garcia of Clovis. Ms. Garcia was traveling east on 7th at the time of the crash and had one passenger with her.

There is no indication of alcohol or drug intoxication on the part of Ms. Garcia. The investigation is on-going by the Clovis Police Department's Major Crash Reconstruction Team.

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