A pedestrian was struck and killed on NM 518 near Mallette Feed & Supply store at 2:17 p.m. on Monday.
State police issued a news release Tuesday afternoon identifying the man who was killed as 46-year old Eric Lucero from Las Vegas.The release states that Lucero was attempting to cross NM 518 when he walked in front of a northbound vehicle driven by Beau Vigil, 22, of Ojo Feliz.
Lucero sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Vigil was uninjured.
According to state police, the crash remains under investigation.