Susana Martinez Governor
Pete N. Kassetas NMSP Chief of Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 15, 2017
New Mexico State Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Colfax County
Raton, NM – On January 14, 2017 around 3:00 p.m. New Mexico State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officers investigated a fatal crash involving a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) on Interstate 25 at mile marker 453, near Raton, NM.
The initial investigation indicated at approximately mile marker 453 a CMV traveling southbound exited the roadway and impacted a guard rail on the right shoulder of the roadway causing the vehicle to roll into its side. The driver of the CMV, Michael Brad Arrington (38) of Duncan, OK, sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced deceased on scene.
This crash remains under investigation.
Sergeant Elizabeth Armijo
New Mexico State Police
Public Information Officer