Monahans man killed in rollover crash

WINKLER COUNTY -- A Monahans man has died following a rollover crash in Winkler County.

According to DPS, their troopers responded to a call of a crash on State Highway 18 eight miles north of Monahans on Wednesday night.

When troopers arrived on scene they found that a Dodge Ram pickup had rolled over.

The driver, 36-year-old Pedro Cantu Jr. of Monahans was taken to Ward Memorial Hospital where he passed away.

A preliminary investigation of the crash revealed that Cantu was driving north on SH 18 when his truck left the roadway.

The truck then overcorrected before rolling. Cantu was ejected in the crash.

DPS states that Cantu was not wearing a seat belt at the time.