Hobbs Man Killed in Andrews County Accident

Hobbs Man Killed in Andrews County Accident

ANDREWS COUNTY, TX (KWES) - A Hobbs, New Mexico, man is dead and another is recovering following an afternoon accident in Andrews County.

The accident happened Sunday afternoon just after 3 p.m. on State Highway 176, about 10 miles west of Andrews.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest9, a 2003 Ford F-150 was traveling at an unsafe speed for wet roads and veered into the westbound lane of Highway 176 and collided with a 2003 Peterbuilt.

A passenger in the F-150, Jesus Ivan Loya Cereceres, 18, of Hobbs, New Mexico, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the F-150, Mario Rios, 19, of Hobbs, was injured in the accident and taken to Medical Center Hospital where he is currently listed in stable condition.

The driver of the Peterbuilt truck wasn't injured.