Fatal Wreck in Wheeler County

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 05/27 2014 01:07PM

Updated 05/27 2014 05:48PM

WHEELER -- DPS is reporting a fatal single car Wheeler County wreck from Thursday. 

Officials reporter 44-year-old Janette Umsted from Wheeler was traveling eastbound on state highway 152. While trying to pass another vehicle, Janette lost control of her vehicle and it began to hydroplane on the wet pavement. 

The vehicle traveled into the north ditch and up an embankment and jumped over the fence rolling once in the field. 

Officials say she did not have her seat belt on.  

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