Man Killed in Rollover Accident in Martin County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY - A 42-year-old man is dead after a one vehicle rollover accident on Tuesday, off of Highway 349 half a mile north of Highway 176.

According to DPS Troopers, Ricardo A. Martinez was traveling southbound on Highway 349 when he turned a corner traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control.

Martinez tried to overcorrect before his Chevy Tahoe left the highway and rolled several times.

Martinez was not wearing his seatbelt causing him to be ejected from the vehicle.