Staff ReportNewsWest 9
MIDLAND COUNTY - A Midland man goes off the road, slams into a tree and dies instantly.
49-year-old Patrick Eugene Ogden of Midland, slammed into a tree at Highway 158 and Tom Craddick Highway.
Ogden's pick-up truck was so mangled, the Jaws of Life had to be used to remove his body.
DPS officials say he wasn't wearing a seatbelt.
According to witnesses, the man was weaving in and out of traffic on Highway 158, when he left the road and slammed into a tree.
Ogden was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident is still under investigation.