GRENADA, Miss. (WTVA) -- The Mississippi Highway Patrol continues to investigate a Saturday accident that claimed the life of a Grenada man.
An MHP spokesperson says L. C. Gorns, 68, of Grenada died of injuries suffered in the accident on Highway 8 around 8 p.m.
Gorns was traveling east on the highway and attempted to avoid a car that turned left in front of him.
The say his car collided head-on with a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old from Grenada.
She was carried to the Grenada Lakes Medical Center with moderate injuries.
Gorns was airlifted to the University Medical Center in Jackson, where he later died.