Deputy Ruben Valles Carbajal, Jr.

Deputy Ruben Valles Carbajal, Jr.

Dona Ana County Sheriff's Department, New Mexico

End of Watch Monday, August 20, 1990

Ruben Valles Carbajal, Jr.

Deputy Carbajal was killed after being involved in a single car crash. Deputy Carbajal was traveling down a road in his department's Ford Bronco when a pickup truck entered the roadway from a side road. Deputy Carbajal swerved to avoid hitting the pickup truck which caused the Bronco to flip over three times, ejecting him from the vehicle.

He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Deputy Carbajal had served with the agency for 3 years.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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