Minnie M. Corbin, 89, dies after crash vehicle into bucket truck in shoulder of State Road 88 near Portales, New Mexico

Modified Date: 
Sat, 10/01/2022 - 1:40pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

NMSP investigates fatal crash in Roosevelt County

An initial investigation indicated that a vehicle driven by Minnie M. Corbin, 89, of Portales, traveled into the westbound lanes and shoulder “for unknown reasons,” striking the rear-end of a Roosevelt County Electric Cooperative freight-liner bucket truck, according to a NMSP news release.

Police release details of fatal crash near Portales

According to a state police news release the accident happened at about 4:30 p.m. August 10 as Corbin was driving her 2004 Lincoln eastbound on NM88 near Portales.

Police release details of fatal crash near Portales

According to a state police news release the accident happened at about 4:30 p.m. August 10 as Corbin was driving her 2004 Lincoln eastbound on NM88 near Portales.

FATAL CRASH IN ROOSEVELT COUNTY

For unknown reasons, the vehicle traveled into the westbound lanes and shoulder, striking the rear-end of a Roosevelt County Electric Cooperative (RCEC) Freightliner Bucket Truck. 

People Involved: 
Minnie M. Corbin
Roadway: 
State Road 88