Melvin L Wise Jr. Death (20) 1967
Three Killed On Highways By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The names of three persons were added to New Mexico's traffic death toll during the weekend, including a 1963 Artesia Artesia High School A:i-State football football pltfycr, ' s'jMelvin L. Wise, Jr., 20, Artesia, was killed Saturday night after the car he was driving off U. S, 82 about 24 miles of Lovington. Pinned Under Car State Police said the car skidded, skidded, returned to the pavement, skidded again and overturned 1V6 times. Wise was pinned between between the vehicle and the high' high' way. Wise, who received All-State mention as an end in 1963, returning to Artesia from Texas Tech, where he was a junior. ' Survivors include the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin L, Wise, and a brother, Mark. His mother, Ann, is news director al . Station KSVP, Artesia. "i truck Collision Two accidents at Deming Saturday killed two persons, State t- Police said. Anna Marie Bass, 55, Athens Tex., was killed in the collision of the car she was driving a 40-foot tractor- trailer nine miles east of Deming on U.S 70-80. A 70-year-old Deming woman Charlotte Jonnie Clubb, died aft or the car she was driving col lided with a pickup truck south of Deming. State Police said the Clubb vehicle was turning onto NeÂ« Mexico 497 off New Mexico when struck by the truck by Charles A. Hamilton, 34 Deming.