At least one fatality in N.M. 502 traffic accident

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By The Staff

Santa Fe County Sheriff's deputies are still in the process of notifying the next of kin of the victims of a fatal car accident that happened on N.M. 502 Saturday. Investigators ended their investigation of the crash scene  Saturday night due to heavy rains, according to Santa Fe Sheriff's Office Spokesman Juan Rios.



At 1:30 p.m. Saturday,  a sports utility vehicle traveling on N.M. 502 flipped over onto its roof after colliding with a semitractor-trailer that jackknifed near Anderson Overlook. 


The driver of the SUV was killed and the passenger was transferred to the Los Alamos Medical Center for treatment. It is unknown at this time the passenger's medical condition.


The driver of the semitractor-trailer was not injured.


Rios said more details of the accident would be released Monday.