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One Killed, Four Injured in Rollover Accident in Winkler County

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NewsWest 9

WINKLER COUNTY - A Kermit man is dead after an early morning rollover accident in Winkler County.

The accident happened at 4:15 a.m. Saturday morning on State Highway 302, about three and half miles east of Kermit.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer was heading westbound on Highway 302 when it veered off the roadway and onto the shoulder. We're told the driver attempted to re-enter the roadway but overcorrected causing the vehicle to go into a side skid and rolled several times.

We're told one passenger, 28-year-old Jose Miguel Montoya of Kermit, was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Four other people, 15-year-old Diego Ayala-Rios, 26-year-old Marco Humberto Ayala-Rios, 29-year-old Damian Rojo and 32-year-old Alejandro Contreras were taken to area hospitals.
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