Man Killed in Accident in Lea County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, N.M. - An accident in Lea County killed a man traveling toward Eunice from Hobbs.
A 52-year old man from Jal was traveling south on Highway 18 about 5:00p.m. Saturday evening when his car rolled over.

Crews on the scene tell NewsWest 9, he died instantly.

Officials had to shut down southbound Highway 18 for several hours.

No one else was injured in the crash.