Three Odessans among five killed in crash outside of Jal

LEA COUNTY, NM (KOSA) -- 10:45 a.m. Friday Update: New Mexico State Police have identified the victims of Thursday's deadly crash:

Crew cab pickup driver: Arturo Barboza (22) of Odessa Texas
Crew cab passenger 1: Alonso Hernandez (19) of Odessa Texas
Crew cab passenger 2: Justin Brown (25) of Montgomery Texas
Crew cab passenger 3: Enrique Leon (58) of Odessa Texas

Semi-tractor trailer driver: Rayshawda Riley (27) of Arlington Texas

According to a release, the Chevy crew cab was traveling west on SR 128 when it crossed the center line for an unknown reason.

It then crashed head-on with the semi-tractor trailer that was traveling eastbound.

Police say that alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in the crash. Their investigation is ongoing at this time.

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Update: New Mexico State Police have confirmed that all five people involved in the wreck have been killed.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

State police are on the scene of a major crash involving multiple fatalities on Thursday.

According to the New Mexico State Police, the crash happened on NM 128 near Jal.

The roadway has been closed from milepost 55-59.

Eastbound traffic is being diverted onto Willis Road. Westbound traffic is being diverted onto Dollar Hide Road.

There is no word yet on how many people were killed in the crash. None of the victims have been identified at this time.