Midland Man Dies in ATV Accident in Gaines County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

GAINES COUNTY - A young Midland man has died after an ATV accident in Gaines County.

20-year-old Daniel Sauls died at the scene.

The sheriff's department says while Sauls was on a 4-wheeler he was cleaning around an oilfield pipeline with a weed eater.

At some point, the ATV flipped on top of him and Sauls died from his injuries.

The young man worked for AAW Services of Midland.

A co-worker says they last saw him around 11 a.m. Wednesday morning.

His body was found four hours later.