Trooper from Midland Dies After Crashing His Patrol Car in Post

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A State Trooper, who grew up in Greenwood, died after crashing his patrol car near the town of Post.

28-year-old Jonathan McDonald died on Tuesday night on his way to an accident scene.

Investigators say he lost control of his patrol car and struck a culvert.

McDonald joined the Department of Public Safety in 2008 and was stationed in Post.

He is survived by his wife and a six-month-old daughter.

Both have family in Midland.

Funeral arrangements have been set for 2:00p.m. on Friday at the First Baptist Church in Lubbock.

The burial will be at the Resthaven Cemetery immediately following the service.