Lamesa man killed in crash west of Hobbs

HOBBS, NM (KCBD) - The New Mexico State Police have identified 23-year-old Zachary Ryden of Lamesa as the man who was killed after his vehicle crashed into the back of a semi-truck.

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. Thursday near Hobbs, New Mexico, on U.S. Highway 62/180, according to a New Mexico State Police news release. Ryden was traveling east on the highway when his vehicle crashed into the semi-truck and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck sustained non-life-threatening injuries. This crash remains under investigation by the New Mexico State Police and no other details have been released.

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