Denver City Man Killed in Late Night Accident in Gaines County

Denver City Man Killed in Late Night Accident in Gaines County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

GAINES COUNTY - A Denver City man is dead after a late night rollover accident in Gaines County.

The accident happened on County Road 223, about four miles south of Denver City just before 10:15 p.m. Saturday night.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2000 GMC 1500, driven by 19-year-old Abel Gallegos of Denver City, Texas, was traveling southbound on County Road 223 when he veered left and overcorrected steering back right causing a side skid and rollover.

We're told that Gallegos was ejected from the vehicle and the vehicle later came to rest in a field.

Gallegos was taken to Yoakum County Hospital where he later died.