Odessa Man Killed in Rollover Accident in Midland County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - One Odessa man is dead and an investigation is underway after a rollover accident in Midland County.

State troopers say no charges have been filed yet, but they say they will have to gather more information.

Right now, they say 56-year-old Floyd Paul Fred from Odessa died in the rollover.

They say he and another co-worker were driving back to Midland from Rankin on FM 1787.

Somehow, the driver, Coleman Sparks drifted then overcorrected, and rolled his big commerical truck on its side.

The truck ended up on the other side of the road and came to a full stop upside down.

Floyd Fred died on the scene.

Still no word what caused the crash.

Troopers say it is under investigation.