2 Elk River residents killed in I-40 rollover in New Mexico

January 20, 2019 06:32 PM

New Mexico State Police say two Minnesota residents have been killed in a rollover crash.

They say 64-year-old Duane George and 61-year-old Patricia George, both of Elk River, were pronounced dead at the scene of Saturday's accident west of the unincorporated community of Clines Corners.

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State Police didn't immediately say if the two people killed were married or related otherwise.


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They say the truck hauling a travel trailer was being driven by Duane George around 10 a.m. on Interstate 40 in New Mexico's Torrance County.

State Police say the truck was in the process of passing a car when it rolled for an unknown reason.

They say alcohol doesn't appear to be a factor in the accident and the two victims were wearing seatbelts.

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