Two People Killed in Accident Near Hobbs, New Mexico

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, N.M. - Two people have died after a rollover accident in New Mexico.

The accident happened Saturday night around 11:45 p.m., eight miles north of Hobbs.

Police say three women from Denver City were driving on state road 132 when the driver overcorrected.

The vehicle rolled several times.

The driver, 21-year-old Shasta Eastteam and one passenger, 34-year-old Mary Guenther, were ejected and killed.

Another passenger, 24-year-old Leaila Burleson survived the crash.

Police say she was the only one wearing a seatbelt.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.