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Weekend Crash Kills Teenager

A rollover crash in Gaines County killed a 19-year-old.
GAINES COUNTY, TX (LOCAL BIG 2) – A rollover crash in Gaines County killed a 19-year-old.

The crash happened Saturday night on CR 223 about four miles south of Denver City.

Troopers say Abel Gallegos was ejected from his vehicle and died.

Here’s the full crash report from DPS Troopers:

1 KILLED 0 INJURED

TYPE CRASH: 1 Vehicle

DATE & TIME: 6/21/2014 & 10:10 PM

LOCATION: CR 223; 4 miles S of Denver City

COUNTY: Gaines

POSTED SPEED LIMIT: 60 MPH

VEHICLE 1: 2000 GMC 1500

DRIVER 1 DECEASED: Denver City, Texas

ALL PRONOUNCED DEAD BY: Dr. Christopher Cotton at Yoakum Co. Hospital

TIME OF DEATH: 6/21/14 & 11:14 PM

BODY TAKEN TO: Ratliff Funeral Home-- 3000 E Ave. A Seminole, TX 79360

NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED: Yes SEAT BELT WORN: No

DESCRIPTION:
Unit #1 was traveling south bound on CR 223. Unit #1 veered left and over corrected in steering back right causing Unit #1 to enter into a broad side skid and roll left over top. Driver of Unit #1 was ejected from the vehicle. Unit #1 came to rest in a field west of the roadway, top side up facing north.

ROAD/WEATHER CONDITIONS: DRY/CLEAR



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