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Three-year-old Morton girl killed in rollover

A three-year-old Morton girl was killed after the vehicle she was in rolled over Tuesday near Morton.

The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to Cochran Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Donna Schmidt.

An autopsy was ordered into the death.

Two other occupants of the vehicle were transported to Morton. One was flown by helicopter to Lubbock while the second one was transported by ambulance.

The fourth victim did not require medical treatment.

The accident occurred at 11:30 a.m. on FM 1169 near Morton.

Cochran County Sheriff Raymond Weber said the accident involved a Chevrolet Tahoe.

Two children including the deceased girl and two adults were in the vehicle at the time.

The accident is under investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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