A 68-year-old Fayette County, Ala., man died in a head-on collision in Lowndes County late Saturday as he and his daughter were traveling home from a football game.
Shirley Douglas Dailey was driving his red 2005 Jeep Cherokee eastbound on Highway 50 shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday when his vehicle and a westbound, white 2008 Toyota Tundra collided about two miles from the state line.
Dailey, who had attended the Mississippi State University game earlier that evening, was pronounced dead of massive trauma at the scene by Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant.
His front-seat passenger and daughter, 43-year-old Dana Dailey, was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, where she remains this morning, and was treated for cracks on her spine, bruises and cuts.
The Toyota”s driver, 43-year-old Millport, Ala., resident Ken Trull, was also taken to BMH-GT, along with his 13- and 16-year-old daughters. All three were recovering Monday.
The 16-year-old girl was the only one who apparently was not wearing her seat belt, said Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Brian Mobley.
The crash remains under investigation, Mobley said.
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