News: Pickup truck driver killed in rollover accident on State Road 59

Bert Parnall

WINSTON, NM – New Mexico State Police are investigating a deadly rollover crash on State Road 59 in Sierra County that occurred Saturday afternoon.

In a press release, state police said 57-year-old James D. Lara was driving a Ford F-250 pickup west near Winston at about 4:25 p.m. when the vehicle went off the roadway and rolled over.

Lara, a Las Cruces resident, was thrown from the pickup and was pronounced dead at the scene. He did not appear to have been wearing a seat belt at the time.

Investigators said alcohol appears to have been a contributing factor in the wreck.

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