Kermit Man Killed in Truck Crash

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, N.M. - A Kermit man was killed in an early morning crash in Hobbs, New Mexico.

Police say it happened just after midnight Monday at West County Road and Bender. Police found a red 2006 pickup on the east side of West County Road after it had struck a telephone pole.

The driver, 19-year-old Jesse Montoya of Kermit, was killed. A passenger in the vehicle had no visible injuries.

This is the first fatal crash in Hobbs this year.