Crash Alert: Fatal ATV crash reported in Otero County

Crash Alert: Fatal ATV crash reported in Otero County

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OTERO COUNTY, NM – According to a press release from the New Mexico Department of Public Safety, a fatal ATV crash took place in Otero County on July 25th.

The accident occurred when 52-year-old Lyle Winnicki was driving an ATV in the area of Laborcita Canyon Road and Sunset Drive in La Luz. The vehicle left the roadway and went into the nearby canyon. Winnicki was pronounced dead following the crash.

Police believe that alcohol, speed, and unfamiliarity with the local terrain contributed to the crash.

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