Man Killed in Rollover Accident in Lea County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, N.M. - A rollover in Lea County has left one man dead and another in critical condition.

The accident happened on Friday afternoon when the driver of a Toyota tundra driving east on Sartin Road lost control, skidded and rolled across the road.

Raul Castaneda Rios was pronounced dead when cops arrived and Israel Valenzuela was taken to a hospital in Lubbock.

Officials say that bad road conditions may have been the cause of the crash.