North Carolina man killed in Pecos County crash


A North Carolina man was killed Wednesday in a single-car accident on State Highway 18 in Pecos County.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Jack C. Hinds, 32, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, about five miles south of Grandfalls.

DPS reports that Hinds was driving a 2002 Ford pickup south on State Highway 18 when the truck left the road. Hinds overcorrected, causing the truck to roll.

Hinds was wearing a seatbelt, according to DPS.

It was rainy and the road conditions were wet, accoridng to DPS. Posted speed limit was 75 mph.