Fatal Vehicle Crash – 2100 Blk N. Thornton – 11/24/2016

On November 24th 2016 at approximately 8:32 am, Officers with the Clovis Police were dispatched to the 2100 Block of North Thornton for a single vehicle crash.

When Officers arrived they discovered Edward Altieri (Albuquerque) (25) had passed away due to injuries sustained in the crash. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

The vehicle was travelling north on Thornton, crossed the intersection of 21st at a high rate of speed, and lost control. The vehicle struck a utility pole and came to rest in the drainage ditch north of the intersection.

Clovis Police Departments Major Crash Team was activated and responded to the scene. Crash investigation is on-going, details of the crash will be released at a later date.