Vegas man dies in rollover crash on I-25

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By Phil Scherer

A Las Vegas man died last week after the SUV he was riding in crashed on Interstate 25 near Wagon Mound.

Larry Charles Romero, 56, of Las Vegas died from his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident by the Office of the Medical Investigator.

The accident took place July 1. The vehicle, a 2000 GMC Yukon, was driven by an unidentified 51-year-old Las Vegas man while Romero sat in the passenger seat. While traveling north, the driver swerved to try to avoid an elk in the road.

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