Man Killed in Rollover Accident on Highway 349

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - A man is dead after a rollover accident in Midland County.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the 6400 block of Highway 349 around 6:20 p.m. on Thursday evening.

When officials arrived on the scene, they found 61-year-old Donald Gene Rowan dead on the scene.

Officials say Rowan was driving southbound in the outside lane of the highway when for some unknown reason he drove off the west shoulder of the highway and struck a pipe fence causing the vehicle to roll over.

The exact reason behind the accident is under investigation, however officials say there is reason to believe that Rowan may have had a health issue as he was driving.