Lovington Man Killed at Local Dairy

LOVINGTON, N.M. - A Lovington man is dead after a large hay bail fell on him. It happened Friday at the Boyd Brothers Ranch in northern Lea County.

Authorities say that Emeterio Godninez was working in the hay barn when a bail weighing some 1800 pounds fell on him. He died at the scene.

The death appears to be accidential, but the Lea County Sheriff's Department is still investigating.