New Mexico Man Killed in Morning Accident in Eddy County - KWES NewsWest 9 / Midland, Odessa, Big Spring, TX: newswest9.com |

New Mexico Man Killed in Morning Accident in Eddy County

Posted: Updated:

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

EDDY COUNTY, N.M. - A crash in Eddy County killed a man from Loving, New Mexico on Monday morning.

The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. on Highway 285 just south of Carlsbad.

An investigation revealed that 34-year-old Cassidy Wages was driving a truck on the highway when he drove into the back of a semi.

Wages was rushed to the hospital where he later died.

Officials say driver inattention caused the crash and that there was no indication that alcohol was involved.

Wages was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the wreck.