A Lubbock man was pronounced dead on the scene of a rollover accident on Highway 84 in Hockley County early Sunday morning.
James Matthew Barker, age 43, was pronounced dead on the scene when police arrived at 4:30 a.m.
DPS troopers said the accident was caused when a truck rolled over off Highway 84 and King Road, causing the vehicle to leak an excessive amount of gasoline.
When fire crews arrived, the truck's ignition was unable to be turned off. The road was closed as a precaution in case the truck caught fire.
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