Morning wreck causes death

January 17, 2013 12:31:36 PM

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A man died early this morning as a result of a single-car accident in Lowndes County.  

 

The man, whose name has not been released, was driving west on Highway 50 approximately 3/4-miles from the Tombigbee Bridge when the accident occurred. The incident was not called in to 911 until another accident occurred sometime around 5 a.m. 

 

When Mississippi Highway Patrol arrived on the scene, a tree was lying in the roadway. 

 

The specifics of the wreck were unclear at press time. The accident is still under investigation.