Man killed after industrial accident in Lea County, New Mexico

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

One man is dead in Lea County after deputies responded on an industrial accident.

The Lea County Sheriff's Department tells NewsWest 9 it happened at mile marker 17 on state road 529 Saturday morning.

Deputies say an oil field worker had received an electrical shock, and needed immediate medical attention.

Hobbs E-M-S gave the man CPR, but there were no signs of life.

The man's identity has not been released, they are waiting to notify his family.