One Killed, One Injured After Rollover Accident in Lea County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO - A Lovington teenager is dead after a rollover accident.

The accident happened just before eight Friday night on state road 18 between Hobbs and Lovington.

17-year-old Claudia Armenta and another woman, Cristina Castillo, were both in the car when they lost control of the vehicle causing it to roll.

They were both reportedly thrown from the car.

Armenta was killed; Castillo is in stable condition at Lea Regional Medical Center.