ENMU Board of Regents President Killed In Accident

New Mexico State Police are investigating a car accident that killed the president of the Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents.

State police say 68-year old Alva Carter died around 7:18 this morning after his vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree, then flipped and landed on its top.

Carter was traveling between Portales and Muleshoe when the accident occurred. He was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Services for Carter are expected to be held at the Greyhound Arena on November 24.