Woman killed while car surfing Sunday morning

The Daily Times

FARMINGTON — A 21-year-old woman died Sunday morning while car surfing in the Dunes Off-highway Vehicle Area, according to San Juan County Sheriff's Office Detective Lt. Kyle Lincoln.

Wilberta Becenti fell off the vehicle while standing on it as a driver drove over rough dirt roads on Bureau of Land Management property located off of New Mexico Highway 371, Lincoln said. He said the incident occurred around 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

Lincoln said Becenti was intoxicated while car surfing. He said the sheriff's office is still investigating the incident and determining whether or not the driver was also intoxicated. No charges have been filed in connection to Becenti's death.