Motorcyclist Killed After Collision In Belen
BELEN, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say a 16-year-old boy has died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a vehicle in Belen.
Authorities say a motorcycle driven by Tanner Wooley hit the passenger side of a car at the intersection of Third and Reinken shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday.
They say Wooley was traveling east on Reinken when the car made a left turn in front of him.
Wooley was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver, 33-year-old Dejohni Orndorff, was treated at a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
State police believe alcohol may be a contributing factor in the incident.