Hale County rollover kills Amherst man - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/4/10

Hale County rollover kills Amherst man

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a rollover in Hale County Saturday night that killed a 40-year-old man from Amherst.

Troopers say Jose Flores was traveling south on FM 179 at a high rate of speed just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Investigators say he ran a stop sign at FM 54 and lost control of his 1999 Ford F-150 on the dirt road just south of the intersection. The truck rolled several times coming to a stop in the middle of the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene around 9:30 p.m.

Investigators say Flores was wearing a seat belt.

Copyright 2010 KCBD. All rights reserved.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world'

    Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world'

    Saturday, July 22 2017 3:30 AM EDT2017-07-22 07:30:57 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-07-22 22:42:25 GMT

    President Donald Trump will help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship.

    President Donald Trump will help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship.

  • Trump's new message man deletes inconvenient tweets

    Trump's new message man deletes inconvenient tweets

    Saturday, July 22 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-07-22 20:20:31 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-07-22 22:42:05 GMT

    One of Anthony Scaramucci's first acts after accepting President Donald Trump's offer to be the new White House communications director was to apologize to Trump.

    One of Anthony Scaramucci's first acts after accepting President Donald Trump's offer to be the new White House communications director was to apologize to Trump.

  • Next Minneapolis police chief tasked with changing culture

    Next Minneapolis police chief tasked with changing culture

    Saturday, July 22 2017 1:49 AM EDT2017-07-22 05:49:17 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:41 PM EDT2017-07-22 22:41:45 GMT

    Minneapolis police chief says she wants to let 'fresh set of leadership eyes' be in charge of department, resigns amid criticism over shooting of Australian woman who had called 911.

    Minneapolis police chief says she wants to let 'fresh set of leadership eyes' be in charge of department, resigns amid criticism over shooting of Australian woman who had called 911.

Powered by Frankly