REEVES COUNTY – An Arizona man is dead following a weekend rollover accident in Reeves County.
The accident happened on Sunday night around 10:45 p.m. on U.S. Highway 285 about seven miles south of Orla.
DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, an 18-wheeler driven by 53-year-old John Charles Mendoza was traveling northbound on Highway 285 when the vehicle left the roadway to the right for unknown reasons.
Officials say the driver took evasive action back to the left causing the vehicle and a towed trailer to roll over.
Mendoza was killed in the accident.
According to the report, Mendoza was not wearing a seatbelt.