Clovis man dies in accident near Pleasant Hill

CNJ staff

A 48-year-old Clovis man died in a late-night collision Monday at an intersection one mile east of Pleasant Hill, according to the Curry County Sheriff’s Department.

George Lopez died at the scene, according to Curry County Undersheriff Doug Bowman.

Bowman said a truck driven by John Folsom, 29, of Milk Transport Services in Portales was traveling south on N.M. 77 when it collided with a Pontiac Grand Am driven by Lopez. Bowman said Lopez was traveling west on N.M. 108. The wreck happened about 11:30 p.m.

Folsom received non-life threatening injuries and was treated at Plains Regional Medical Center, Bowman said.

The accident is under investigation by the Sheriff’s Department, Bowman said.