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Authorities Searching for Suspects Who Stole Tires, Battery From Scene of Fatal Crash

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

CARLSBAD, N.M. - A tasteless crime in Carlsbad.

Police are looking for suspects who stole tires and a battery from the scene of a fatal crash.

The crash happened on Wednesday morning at an irrigation canal, about half a mile south of Lea Street.

They found 26-year-old Steven Reese was pinned under his car.

Investigators think he had been dead for about eight to 12 hours.

Officials say he was driving on a dirt road when he lost control and rolled over.

Police also noticed the wheels and battery were gone.

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