NEAR DEXTER, N.M. - An Artesia man was killed in an early morning rollover accident in Chaves County on Sunday.
We’re told the accident happened on State Road 2 at the intersection of Cherokee Road, just south of Dexter, New Mexico.
Officials say a 2008 GMC Sierra vehicle was traveling southbound on State Road 2 when the vehicle failed to negotiate a curve and drove off the road. The vehicle then hit a wooden light post, began to roll as it crossed Cherokee Road and hit another light post.
The driver, 21-year-old Rodrigo Ceniseros-Gurrola, died at the scene.
We’re told that Ceniseros-Gurrola was not wearing his seatbelt and alcohol was a factor in the accident.