Katy Leist Accident
The NM State Police released the following report: On May 4, 2014 at about 6:41 PM, New Mexico State Police responded to US Hwy 60 at about the five mile post, which is five miles east of the Arizona border, near Quemado to the report of a one vehicle crash with injuries.
Investigation revealed that a 2007 Dodge vehicle was traveling west on Hwy 60. It traveled into the eastbound lanes for unknown reasons at which time the driver overcorrected back into the west bound lanes, went off the roadway and rolled.
The driver and sole occupant, identified as Katy Leist, 33, of Quemado was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene by personnel from the Office of the Medical Investigators Office. Alcohol does not appear to have been a factor. It did not appear that the deceased was wearing a seat belt.
Services for Katy Beth Leist were held on 17 May 2014 in Seligman, AZ at Seligman Christian Fellowship Church.