Las Cruces, NM - Mark Herrick Dies in Pedestrian Crash on W Picacho Ave
Las Cruces, NM (November 7, 2022) - On Wednesday, November 9, a man was killed after being hit by a motor vehicle in the Las Cruces area.
The deadly accident was reported on W. Picacho Avenue just before dawn. It was reported that 62-year-old Mark Herrick was walking near the scene when he was hit by a Chevrolet Tahoe. Herrick suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
No additional information has been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Mark Herrick at this time.
New Mexico Deadly Pedestrian Accidents
You are more vulnerable to traffic dangers when you are walking. New Mexico had the highest per-capita rate of pedestrian fatalities in the US in 2019 and 2020. Since 2016, the state has consistently had the most deadly pedestrian crashes than any other state.
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