Semi Driver Killed in Loving County Rollover Accident

Semi Driver Killed in Loving County Rollover Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LOVING COUNTY – A Socorro, Texas, man is dead following a rollover accident in Loving County early Thursday morning.

The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. on State Highway 302, about eight miles east of Mentone.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2012 Peterbuit truck tractor and semi-trailer was traveling west on State Highway 302 when the semi-truck hit two bulls on the roadway.

The collision caused the semi-truck to travel into a barrow ditch, rotated clockwise, entered a side skid and overturned.

The driver of the semi-truck, Sergio Garcia Montes, 29, of Socorro, Texas, was killed in the accident.