Published: 3:23 pm, Thu. Mar. 23rd, 2017Updated: 3:17 pm
New Mexico State Police officers were dispatched just before 10 p.m. Wednesday to Avenue R near the intersection of 17th Street in Lovington in reference to the accident.
Preliminary investigation revealed a vehicle driven by Daniel Knoll, 34, of Lovington, was travelling east on Avenue R. As it approached a curve in the roadway, Knoll lost control, and the vehicle exited the road, struck a dirt embankment, and overturned.
Knoll was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and sustained fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene..