Joy Ride Turns Tragic in Winkler County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WINKLER COUNTY - A joy ride turned tragic on Monday afternoon for a man and his granddaughter who were riding four wheelers in Winkler County.

Deputies tell NewsWest nine, a 54-year-old man was killed when he flipped over while going down a hill.

The accident happened about 10 miles northeast of Kermit in the Sandhills area, that's just off State Highway 115.

The man's granddaughter, who was just behind him, had a cell phone and called for help.

Authorities have not released the man's name yet.