Rollover accident kills a man in Hemphill County

Angelina Perez
NewsChannel 10

Hemphill County, TX- A Wellington man is dead following a rollover accident in Hemphill County.

The Department of Public Safety says 27-year-old Richard Valdez was driving a tractor-trailer on Farm to Market road 2124 early Monday morning, when he reportedly swerved into a ditch and over-corrected, rolling his truck.

Valdez was ejected from the truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

DPS says he was not wearing a seatbelt.