A Cactus teenage boy is dead following a car crash near Dalhart on Sunday New Years Eve.

According to the Department of Public Safety officials, the 17-year-old was traveling west on FM 2577 when he failed to drive in a single lane.

His car went off the roadway, and he overcorrected his steering, went across both lanes, ran into a south ditch, and rolled the car several times.

He was pronounced dead at the scene,  and alcohol is said to be a contributing factor to the wreck.

An autopsy has been ordered and blood results are pending.

The crash remains under investigation.