Two Hobbs Men Killed in Rollover Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Two Hobbs men are dead and a third in serious condition after rollover accident.

According to several reports, it wreck happened on Lovington Highway near Stiles Road Saturday.

New Mexico State Police say the three men were driving north at a high rate of speed when the driver, 19-year-old Johnny Garcia, suddenly veered left into the center median then overcorrected.

Garcia ended up rolling three and a half times.

Both Garcia and 23-year-old Jeremy Turner were ejected and later died after being flown to Lubbock.

19-year-old Mario Molina was the only one wearing a seatbelt.

Reports say he was in serious condition.

Right now, state police are investigating if alcohol was involved in the rollover.