Hobbs Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, NM - A Hobbs man is dead after a motorcycle wreck over the weekend.

It happened Sunday afternoon in the 4300 block of north Grimes.

According to Police, 48-year-old Bart Lilly was riding at a high rate of speed when his motorcycle hit an SUV when that SUV pulled onto the street.

We're told Lilly tried to lay his bike down a hundred feet before the crash, but was unable to avoid the collision.

Lilly was taken to the hospital where he later died.

No charges or tickets yet have been issued.

Police are still investigating.