NEAR HOBBS, N.M. – A Monument, New Mexico, man was killed in an evening accident near Hobbs on Thursday.
The accident happened at the intersection of State Road 483 and U.S. Highway 62/180 just after 6:30 p.m.
New Mexico State Police tell NewsWest 9, a vehicle driven by 35-year-old Mayela Chihuahua was turning left onto State Road 483 when a pickup heading westbound on Highway 62/180 hit a trailer that Chihuahua was pulling.
The driver of the pickup, 23-year-old Samuel Bruton from Mounment, New Mexico was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials say Chihuahua was not injured in the accident.