LEA COUNTY, N.M. – A Longview, Texas, man is dead following an accident in Lea County.
The accident happened on Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 62/180 near milepost 66.
New Mexico State Police tell NewsWest 9 at 2013 Chevrolet pickup was traveling eastbound when a 1989 Toyota was attempting to exit a parking lot. We're told the Toyota failed to yield the right of way causing the accident.
The driver of the Toyota, 29-year-old Craig Pentland from Longview, Texas, was killed in the accident.