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Two people dead after vehicle roll over in Wheeler County

Two people dead after vehicle roll over in Wheeler County (File photo)

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) was sent to a one-vehicle crash on I-40 in Wheeler County resulting in the death of two people.

At 8 a.m. Monday morning, 26-year-old Andrew Derosia of Jacksonville, Florida was driving a 1999 Ford Explorer.

According to Authorities, Derosia veered off the road and over-corrected the steering which caused him to lose control of the vehicle resulting in the vehicle rolling over multiple times in the center median before coming to a rest on its top.

Passenger 29-year-old Jeremy Lassere of D'lberville, Mississippi was ejected from the vehicle resulting in his death.

The other passenger 21-year-old Paxton Key of Long Beach, Mississippi was airlifted to the hospital in Amarillo with Life-threatening injuries.

Both Derosia and Lassere were pronounced dead at the scene by Wheeler County Justice of the Peace, Rick Walden.

At this time the crash is under investigation.






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