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Truck Driver Killed in Rollover Accident in Lea County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, N.M. - A tanker truck driver lost his life in Lea County on Monday morning after a bad crash.

Just before 8:30 a.m., state police say the tanker rolled over on Lea County Road two.

State police say 46-year-old Gabriel Leyva , from Lovington, New Mexico, failed to negotiate a curve and drove off the west side of the roadway.

That caused the tanker load to shift and roll over.

Levya died in the crash.

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