Fatal wreck in Wheeler Co.

Fatal wreck in Wheeler Co.

WHEELER COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - One man is dead following a rollover crash north of Mobeetie. The crash happened Friday around 4:00 p.m. on FM 48 in Wheeler County.

According to DPS troopers, 34-year-old James Henson of Wheeler was driving a 2010 Chevrolet pickup north on FM 48 when he failed to negotiate a curve about two miles north of Mobeetie.

Authorities say Henson lost control of the pickup, which left the roadway and rolled over multiple times. He was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the pick up, according to officials.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by Wheeler County Justice of the Peace, Mark Brown.

The road conditions were dry and no other vehicles were involved.

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