TIPPAH COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) — An accident involving an all-terrain vehicle and a sport utility vehicle has killed a retired constable from Ripley.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol says 93-year-old Leroy Derrick was trying to cross Highway 4 near County Road 548 on his ATV Sunday around 2:40 p.m.
Trooper Ray Hall says Derrick drove into the path of the SUV.
Derrick died where the accident happened. The driver of the SUV was not hurt.