Woman Dies in Crash

Tyeshea Atole (35) of Farmington, who was a passenger, was ejected from the vehicle.  She was airlifted to an area hospital where she was pronounced deceased from her injuries.   The driver, a Farmington man (36) and three other passengers, a female (33), a male (36) and a female child (4), all of Farmington, received varying degrees of injury not believed to be life-threatening, their current conditions are not known.

From NM State Police

Thursday, September 12, 2019

On September 11, 2019 at about 12:21 p.m. the New Mexico State Police investigated a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 64 around mile post 84, east of Bloomfield. 

The initial investigation indicated a 2005 GMC SUV was traveling west on U.S. Highway 64.  For reasons that are still under investigation the vehicle left the roadway and rolled.  Tyeshea Atole (35) of Farmington, who was a passenger, was ejected from the vehicle.  She was airlifted to an area hospital where she was pronounced deceased from her injuries.  

The driver, a Farmington man (36) and three other passengers, a female (33), a male (36) and a female child (4), all of Farmington, received varying degrees of injury not believed to be life-threatening, their current conditions are not known. 

Alcohol does not appear to be a contributing factor to the crash. The crash is still under investigation. State Police does not immediately identify the surviving victims or hospital information.  No additional information is available at this time. 

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