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North Texas Man Taken to the Hospital Following Early Morning Accident Near Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A North Texas man is in the hospital following an accident down a canyon.

The accident happened early Wednesday morning on State Road 7 at the entrance of Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

New Mexico State Police say 23-year-old Clyde Elliot was driving north when he failed to negotiate a curve and drove off the roadway.

That's when the SUV traveled down a canyon and rolled multiple times.

Elliot was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the car.

He was taken to the hospital in El Paso with multiple injuries.

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