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Boy Killed, Man Injured in Martin County Rollover Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY – One boy is dead and another person was injured in a rollover accident on Friday afternoon.

The accident happened on Interstate 20 about five miles west of Stanton around 1 p.m.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2008 Dodge 3500 was traveling eastbound on I-20 when the left rear tire blew causing the driver to veer to the south, leaving the roadway and overturned.

A passenger in the vehicle, 11-year-old Vincent Sanchez III, was killed in the accident.

The driver of the vehicle, 33-year-old Vincent Sanchez, Jr. of Sterling, Texas, was injured in the accident and taken to Midland Memorial Hospital.

We're told that the boy was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

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