New Mexico state police are investigating a fatal wreck that happened south of Hobbs on December 24th around 3:15 a.m.
Reports show a Dodge truck driven by Martin Reyes-Lazano, 34, of Eunice, NM was traveling east on Hobbs south bypass when he crossed into oncoming traffic colliding with a semi-truck.
Reyes-Lazano was pronounced dead by a medical investigator.
Investigators say alcohol does appear to be a factor.
The driver of the semi and his two passengers were not injured.