Texico man dies in Curry County farm accident

Curry County man was pronounced dead after what appeared to be a farm accident.

At approximately 3 p.m., Curry County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Curry Road 20 and Curry Road L in regard to a farm accident. The evidence indicates that Montana Jones, 28, of Texico was using a tractor to load hay onto a trailer. He exited the tractor to adjust the load when the tractor rolled forward, pinning him against the trailer. Jones was last seen around 10 a.m., and was found by a coworker at around 3 p.m.

He was deceased when deputies arrived at the scene.