According to NBC-DFW, 33-year-old Patricio Montano Ponce, of Buffalo, Texas, and 41-year-old Rafael Arturo Lincoln, of Fort Worth, were declared dead at the scene of a head-on collision on State Route 128, between Loving and Jal, New Mexico.
Another man, an unidentified 27-year-old from Carlsbad, New Mexico, was airlifted from the scene. The extent of his injuries was not immediately available.
State Police do not believe alcohol was a factor in the fatal crash. The incident remains under investigation.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
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