A man was seriously injured when he fell from the back of a pickup at 12:30 a.m. Sunday on Mathers Road, five miles north of Alvord off of Farm Road 1655. According to Wise County Sheriff’s Deputy Mason Torres, Trevor Hartfield, 20, of Denton was riding with Jeremy Shelby, 20, when Hartfield climbed from the driver’s side back window into the bed of the pickup while the vehicle was in motion.
Hartfield was attempting to climb from the bed, back into the pickup through the same window, when he fell to the pavement. Meghan Elliot, 18, was following Shelby and witnessed the accident. Hartfield was flown to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth.