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News: Pickup truck accident in Deming leaves driver dead, passenger injured

DEMING, NM – A driver died and a passenger was injured when their pickup truck crashed in Deming late Monday night, authorities said.

According to KFOX, a Dodge Ram pickup was going south on Eighth Street near Orno Road when the accident occurred at about 11:52 p.m.

The pickup went off the roadway and crashed into a cinder block fence, according to investigators. The driver, identified as 29-year-old Britain Childers of Deming, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

A 27-year-old man who was a passenger was flown to a Texas hospital for treatment. Neither person was wearing their seatbelts, police said.

New Mexico State Police are trying to determine the cause of the crash.

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