Rollover in Wichita County leaves one dead

Rollover in Wichita County leaves one dead

WICHITA COUNTY, TX (KAUZ) - An accident in Wichita County on Sunday claimed the life of a Wichita Falls man.

Around 6:30 p.m. DPS officials said Howard Winfred Ballard, 75, was driving east on FM 171 just south of Emmert Road when he failed to 'negotiate' a left turn.

Ballard's pickup left the roadway to the right, turned and crossed the roadway entering the opposite ditch. Ballard then overcorrected to the right causing the pickup to roll over one time.

Ballard was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.

DPS is investigating.

Stay with Newschannel 6 as we work to learn more.

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