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EDDY COUNTY, N.M. - Two people from El Paso lost their lives in a rollover accident in Eddy County on Monday.
The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. on U.S. 62/180.
Officials say Ricardo Sanchez was driving north in a van with four passengers when he lost control and rolled.
Several people were ejected from the vehicle.
Sanchez and two others were taken to local hospitals.
Roberto Gomez and Alberto Ontiveroz died at the scene.
Police say they found alcohol at the scene but it is not a factor in this crash.