Portales man dies in fatal accident

A 25-year-old Portales man died when his pickup truck drifted off a highway near Roswell.

State Police say the accident happened as Josue Carrillo headed west on U.S. 70.

Carrillo did not have his seatbelt on. The truck rolled several times throwing him out.

The medical investigator later pronounced him dead.

Police say alcohol did not play a role in the crash.