OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) -- An Oxford man has died as the result of a traffic accident on Highway 76 Tuesday morning.
MHP spokesperson Joey Miller says Carl Lockehart, 47, was driving a 2013 Dodge Charger when he rear-ended a log truck.
Lockehart's vehicle caught fire and a passing motorist pulled him from the vehicle.
He was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital - North Mississippi where he later died.
The accident happened near the Lafayette-Pontotoc County line around 7:20 a.m.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is continuing the investigation.