Dona Ana County, NM - On May 14, 2020 at approximately 2:09 p.m., the New Mexico State Police investigated a fatal hit and run crash at 10581 Los Alturas Street in Vado, New Mexico.

The initial investigation shows a black 2012 Harley Davidson was traveling north on Las Alturas Street. The driver of a tan 1998 Chevrolet S-10 truck was traveling south on Las Alturas, and for reason unknown turned left striking the Harley Davidson head-on. The driver of Chevrolet S-10 fled the scene. New Mexico State Police later located the Chevrolet S-10 abandoned at a residence in Mesquite, New Mexico.

The driver of the Harley Davidson, Guy Hanslin (54) of Mesquite, NM succumbed to fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene by the Office of Medical Investigator.

It is unknown if alcohol was a contributing factor to the crash. The New Mexico State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit was been called into investigate the crash.

Below is a stock photograph of Chevrolet S-10.

If anyone has any information about this incident, they are asked to call the New Mexico State Police at (575) 382-2500 option 1. No other information is available at this time.
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