Sandoval County- On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 10:00 pm, New Mexico State Police officers responded to a single vehicle crash on County Road 11 approximately three miles south of Cuba NM.
A 2003 Mazda sedan being driven by Kathan Bridge (18) of Cuba NM was traveling northbound on CR 11, and veered off onto the west shoulder. The vehicle then entered into a broadside skid for 370 feet and then overturned. The driver of the vehicle, Mr. Bridge, was ejected. Two other passengers were also in the vehicle that sustained minor injuries. The male passengers were 18 and 16 years of age.
Mr. Bridge was flown to UNMH in critical condition. On Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 5:00 pm, Mr. Bridge succumbed to his injures.
Alcohol is not a contributing factor of this crash. Mr. Bridge was not using his seatbelt.
Contact: Sergeant Emmanuel Gutierrez