Man Killed in Ector County, TX, Rollover Accident on Highway 158
Ector County, TX -- February 19, 2017, a man suffered fatal injuries after an accident in which his vehicle crashed off of Highway 158.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is currently investigating the fatal incident which occurred near the intersection of Highway 158 and Zinnia Avenue, north of Gardendale.
Their preliminary investigations indicate that a man was driving a pickup along Highway 158, reportedly with no passengers at the time. For reasons yet to be confirmed, the pickup lost control and swerved off-road. Upon doing so, the vehicle overturned repeatedly before finally coming to a halt.
The severity of the crash inflicted fatal injuries to the driver, and responding emergency officials pronounced him dead at the scene.
At this time, authorities believe poor weather conditions contributed to the crash, though no official cause has been given. Investigations are ongoing.
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