One Dead in Clay County Rollover Accident

Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle accident that left one person dead and several others hospitalized.

Details of the Clay County Crash

According to KAUZ, the accident occurred Sunday on Highway 287 between Bellevue and Henrietta.

Authorities say a vehicle lost control at a curve and rolled over several times with the vehicle’s occupants, two adults and three minors, all being ejected. One of the occupants, Mack Henry Lafaele, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene.

All of the other occupants were taken to United Regional Hospital. Two of the minors were treated and released, one remains hospitalized in stable condition, and the other adult suffered a minor injury.

Texas Car Accident Statistics 2018

Information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • There were 12,161 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2018 with 14,908 people sustaining a serious injury.
  • There were 701 people killed in crashes occurring in intersections or related to an intersection.
  • There were 548 people killed in head-on crashes in 2018.
  • There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2018.
  • There were 940 people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes where a driver was under the influence of alcohol. This is 26% of the total number of people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes.

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