Hobbs Woman Killed in Weekend Rollover Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, NEW MEXICO - A Hobbs woman is dead after a rollover accident along Highway 176.

24-year-old Ashley Soto of Hobbs was killed on Sunday afternoon when the SUV she was in rolled after a tire blowout.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, the driver was headed west on Highway 176, about five miles east of Eunice.

That's when they say the left rear tire blew out, causing the driver to lose control, drift into the bar ditch, and then roll.

Soto was pronounced dead at the scene.