Clovis man dies in semi rollover

Staff report

Michael Antonyo Watkins, 36, of Clovis, died about midnight Saturday when the semi truck he was driving rolled over on U.S. 84 after striking standing water, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

A DPS press release said Watkins died  at the scene and a passenger in the truck, Carla Watkins, 27, was taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The truck tractor Watkins was driving was westbound on U.S. 84, lost traction and hyrdoplaned after hitting the water and landed on its top in the median, according to the release.