PRESIDIO COUNTY – A New Mexico man is dead following a rollover accident in Presidio County.
The accident happened on Wednesday morning on Highway 67, about 10 miles north of Presidio.
DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 1994 Honda Passport SUV was traveling northbound on Highway 67 when one of the tires on the vehicle had a blowout.
That's when the vehicle left the roadway, the driver overcorrected, went into a side skid and overturned.
According to the report, the driver, 42-year-old Gilberto Mendoza, Jr. of Mcintosh, New Mexico, was ejected from the vehicle and was not wearing a seatbelt.
No other vehicles were involved in the accident.