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

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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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