Identity of Man Killed in Rollover Accident Released

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ANDREWS COUNTY - We now know the names of two men involved in a rollover wreck in Andrews County.

39-year-old Bernabe Garcia from Hobbs was killed after being thrown from the truck he was riding in.

20-year-old Simon Payen from Lovington is in serious condition at University Medical Center in Lubbock.

The accident happened around 2:15 along Highway 176, about a mile from the New Mexico State Line.

State troopers say the two men were riding in a white pick-up, and took a curve too fast.

The driver lost control, and rolled the truck.

Both men were thrown from the truck.

We're told neither man was wearing a seat belt.