Car accident claims New Mexico man's life

Car accident claims New Mexico man's life

CLOVIS, N.M. (KFDA) - One man is dead following a single vehicle crash.

On Nov. 24, Clovis Police officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of North Thornton around 8:30 a.m.

When they arrived they discovered Edward Altieri, 25, of Albuquerque, NM had passed away due to injuries he sustained in the crash.

There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

The vehicle was traveling north on Thornton, crossed the intersection of 21st at a high rate of speed, and lost control.

The vehicle struck a utility pole and came to rest in the drainage ditch north of the intersection.

Clovis Police Departments Major Crash Team was activated and responded to the scene.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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