Auto accident claims life of Alva Carter, Sr.

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Two killed in I-40 accident

By QCS Staff Two people were killed Thursday night in a head-on collision when a driver of one of the vehicles was traveling in the wrong lane on Interstate 40, police said. Jolene Baker, 55, was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane of I-40, when the vehicle driven by Guadalupe Grinols, 21, was struck, State […]

‘Deceased’ classmate found alive at reunion

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Chelle Delaney Many probably thought Eddie Rimel met his demise in a cycling accident four years ago. That’s when he fell in a 150-mile race and ended up with about 200 stitches, mostly from injuries on his right side. “Thanks to a good plastic surgeon,my arm looks normal,” said Rimel who is a triathlete. Or […]

Accident claims lives of three Logan men

By QCS Staff An accident near Endee early Saturday morning claimed the lives of three men from Logan. Killed in the single-vehicle accident were Trent Barber, 26, Trever Mitchell, 23, and Travis Roberts, 24, New Mexico State Police Sgt. Andy Tingwall said. “The three men were found deceased at the scene,” Tingwall said. “Alcohol cans […]

Mock accident part of safety drill at lake

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun An inter-departmental drill at Conhas Lake Tuesday tested the skills of emergency rescue teams. It also helped them to prepare for Memorial weekend that kicks off the busy summer season, agency offiicals said. “I was very, very pleased with what I saw today,” said San Miguel County Deputy Sheriff […]

I-40 accident claims two lives

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two people were killed and one person was injured Sunday in a single-vehicle accident 10 miles east of Tucumcari on Interstate 40, said New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. Elmer Capps, 78, of Fresno, Calif., was driving westbound on I-40 when his 2002 Crown Victoria drifted off the […]

Single-vehicle accident claims life of Tucumcari teen

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By Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari teen died Saturday morning in a single-vehicle accident in eastern De Baca County, said State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. Robert Marquez, 15, was driving a 1986 Jeep Cherokee south on State Highway 252 about 10 miles south of House about 8 a.m. when the vehicle left the road and rolled […]

Bard man killed in home accident

By QCS Staff A man from Bard was killed Monday morning in a tractor accident. Daniel C. Taylor, 54, was killed when a large wooden beam he was trying to move became unbalanced and pinned him between the beam and a tractor, said Quay County Deputy Shane Strand. Taylor was pronounced dead at 10:35 a.m. […]

Tucumcari woman in I-40 accident

By QCS Staff A Tucumcari woman was killed Sunday in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 between Tucumcari and Santa Rosa, police said. Catherine Martinez, 48, was killed about 4 p.m. when the car she was driving rolled one and a half times in the center median and landed upside down, New Mexico State Police […]

Weekend vehicle accident results in fatality

QCS Staff A weekend car wreck resulted in the death of a Florida woman and sent a man to an Amarillo hospital. The accident happened at 7:23 a.m on Saturday, 15 miles east of Tucumcari on Interstate 40. New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker reported a Toyota pickup pulling a U-Haul trailer traveling west […]