Clayton Taylor dies in roll-over near Borger, Texas, he and 2 survivors not found until next morning
• Special to the Daily Leader
BORGER, Texas – A wreck northwest of Borger Sunday claimed the life of a 20-year-old man from Hugoton.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the accident happened around 11 Sunday night on RM 1319.
Myhighplains.com reported a pickup truck driven by Seth Searcy from Canyon, Texas, veered off the road, then hit an embankment causing it to roll over. The crash ejected all three people inside the truck, according to the report. That included passengers Clayton Taylor, Hugoton, and Sara Pinkard from Colorado.
Taylor was pronounced dead at the scene, and Searcy and Pinkard were taken to the hospital in stable condition.
DPS says the wreck was not discovered until nearly 7 the next morning, and that alcohol was a factor in the crash.