Fatal Accident in Moore County
Jonathan Wayne Teel, age 34 of Dalhart, was the victim of a single-vehicle fatal car accident two miles west of Sunray on Saturday, May 31. According to Chris Ray, Senior Trooper of the Texas Highway Patrol, Teel was traveling east on FM 281 when he drove off the roadway and then overcorrected in an attempt to get back onto the road. The vehicle went into a right side skid into the westbound lane of FM 281.
It then rolled one time into the north ditch and Teel was ejected from his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained during the crash. Teel was not wearing his seatbelt according to the report.
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