BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) -- Booneville police have identified the man killed in a Monday traffic accident as Thomas H. Wilson, 73.
Wilson, a Booneville resident, was driving his 2003 Buick when the accident occurred at the intersection of East Chambers Drive and Martin Luther King Drive around 2 p.m.
Police say it appears Wilson was crossing East Chambers Drive when he pulled into the path of a loaded log truck traveling east on the roadway.
The accident forced the closure of East Chambers Drive between Martin Luther King Drive and Veterans Drive for nearly 2 1/2 hours until the scene was cleared.
Wilson died of his injuries sustained in the accident.