1 dead after motorcycle crash north Tucumcari

Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:12 AM CDT
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TUCUMCARI, N.M. (KFDA) - One person has died after a motorcycle crash near Tucumcari.

According to the release, on August 1, at around 9 p.m., New Mexico State Police officers were called to New Mexico State Road north of Tucumcari about a motorcycle crash.

The investigation showed that a 2002 Harley Davidson, ridden by 60-year-old Robert S. Evans, of Nara Visa, was traveling east on State Road 104 when he struck a deer on the roadway.

Evans was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and suffered life-threatening-injuries.

He was transported to a hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Officials say, alcohol was not a factor in this crash.

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