1 Killed, 4 Injured in Eddy County Accident

1 Killed, 4 Injured in Eddy County Accident


An accident in Artesia, New Mexico took the life of a Roswell man.

The accident happened at the intersection of 13th Street and Compress Street on Tuesday afternoon.

Investigators say a Ford Mustang going east on 13th Street, didn't stop a stop sign and rammed into pickup heading south on compress.

The driver of the mustang, Ernest Tricarico, 50, of Roswell, was seriously injured and died on scene.

He was not wearing his seatbelt.

The driver of the pickup and two passengers in the mustang, including a five-month old child, were taken to Artesia general with minor injuries.

A third passenger in the mustang was airlifted to Roswell.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.