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Midland Businessman Killed in Baylor County Accident

Paul Stephen McKeller Paul Stephen McKeller

A Midland man is dead following an afternoon accident in Baylor County on Monday.

The accident happened on U.S. Highway 183, about five miles south of Seymour, Texas.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2015 Mercedes Benz was trying to make a left hand curve and the vehicle left the roadway, went down an embankment and hit a telephone pole.

Officials say that when the vehicle rolled and caught on fire.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9 the driver, Paul Stephen McKeller, 68, of Midland, was ejected from the vehicle prior to the vehicle catching on fire. However, officials say it is unknown if he was wearing a seat belt.

McKeller was the President and CEO of Texas Refreshments in Midland, Texas.

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