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.