Crash victim airlifted for treatment Wednesday south of Carlsbad

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An man was flown to an out-of-state hospital Wednesday after being ejected from his vehicle during a two-vehicle crash south of Carlsbad, Eddy County Sheriff Mark Cage said.

The man’s name was not released to the media.

Deputies were dispatched to the crash scene around 7:25 a.m. Wednesday at East Derrick Road and South Thomason Road, read an Eddy County Sheriff’s news release and Regional Emergency Dispatch Authority (REDA) records.

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The driver suffered severe injuries, said Gracie Gonzales, Eddy County Sheriff’s spokesperson.

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It was determined that seat belts weren’t properly used, and alcohol wasn’t believed to have been a factor in the crash, the news release noted.  

This is a developing story and more information will be released when it becomes available. 

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