Hereford man killed in rollover
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 03:01:22 GMT —
A Hereford man was killed in a rollover accident early Sunday morning, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Around 4:27 a.m., Garrett Byers, 19, was traveling eastbound on County Road 7, 1 mile east of Hereford, when he lost control of his truck and entered the north barrow ditch and rolled into a utility pole.
Troopers say Byers was intentionally trying to make the truck go into a side skid, causing the accident and Byers to be ejected from the vehicle.
According to DPS, the passenger ran to Hereford Regional Medical Center for help, was treated and released.
Byers was pronounced dead at the scene.