Wednesday (August 3), emergency crews were called to a deadly crash east of U.S. Highway 87 along County Road 1 in Lynn County.

The rollover accident occurred near the Lynn/Lubbock County line just before 3:30 p.m.

The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed the driver of the vehicle, 48-year-old Rudy Garcia, was ejected in the crash and pronounced dead at the scene. DPS also stated the car caught fire after it came to rest.

KAMC News reports the accident was caused when Garcia over-corrected after failing to negotiate a curve in the road.

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