William Flowers, 70, from Linden, North Carolina, was killed when he crashed his motorcycle in Otero County, according to the New Mexico State Police.
Police said the crash happened around 9:11 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. 82 near Cloudcroft. According to police, Flowers was traveling west on U.S. 82 when, for an unknown reason, he hit a curve and crashed head-on into a car heading eastbound.
Flowers suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead. The driver of the other vehicle involved was not injured.
Police said alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash. The crash is still under investigation.