One dead in head-on collision in Starkville

January 25, 2013 12:18:12 PM



STARKVILLE -- A 21-year-old Starkville man died in a fiery crash early Friday morning.  


The man, whose name has not yet been released, died after being involved in a two-car head-on collision in Starkville shortly after 2 a.m. 


Officers with The Starkville Police Department arrived on scene and discovered the victim's vehicle in flames. Attempts to get the man out of the car were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead on the scene.  


Officials with the SPD said the collision occurred on Louisville Street, near Starkville High School.  


The deceased was a passenger in a car heading northbound. The vehicle collided head on with a jeep. Both the female driver of the car and the male driver of the Jeep were transported to Oktibbeha County Hospital. Their identities were not released.