Artesia man dies in rollover

Created: 03/09/2014 9:35 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon,

A 21-year-old man died in a rollover accident in southern New Mexico on Sunday.

New Mexico State Police say the Artesia man was not wearing his seatbelt when he missed a curve, lost control of his car and hit two light posts.

Officials believe alcohol was a factor.

The crash briefly affected power in the town of Dexter.

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