Morning wreck causes death

January 17, 2013 12:31:36 PM



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.