One killed in Lea County accident

One killed in Lea County accident

LEA COUNTY, NM (KWES) - One person is dead after an accident in Lea County on Thursday.

The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. at mile marker 35 on New Mexico State Road 128.

Investigators say a pickup driven by Johnny Mike Cooper, 64, was heading west on Highway 128 when he traveled into the eastbound lane and hit another pickup.

Cooper's truck rolled into its side.

He died on scene.

The other driver was not injured.

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