Motorcyclist fatally injured in crash with deer on NM-104 near north Tucumcari

Parnall Law News Team

QUAY COUNTY, NM — A 60-year-old man died Monday after a motorcycle wreck involving a deer on New Mexico State Road 104 near north Tucumcari, reports KRQE.

New Mexico State Police were called to the scene on the eastbound side of the road at about 9:00 p.m.

Authorities learned the man had been driving a 2002 Harley Davison motorcycle eastbound when he hit a deer that entered the roadway.

The rider, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the incident, suffered serious injuries. He was later pronounced deceased at an area hospital.

At this time, alcohol has been ruled out as a factor in the crash. An investigation by NMSP remains in progress.


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