Fatal Accident In Quay County

NewsChannel 10
By KFDA Assignments Desk

Nara Visa, NM - An Oklahoma man is dead following an accident in eastern New Mexico.

New Mexico State Police say the accident happened around 11:15 Thursday night near Nara Visa in Quay County. They say the driver, Kevin Butler of Jennings Oklahoma, tried to pass a semi-truck when he sideswiped a second truck coming the opposite way.

The driver's SUV rolled several times before he was ejected. He was not wearing his seatbelt.