HAMILTON, Miss. (WTVA) - A crash Tuesday morning near Aberdeen killed a 27-year-old from Hamilton.
Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley identified the victim as Tyler Jones.
The crash happened at approximately 7:13 on Highway 8 East at the intersection of Old Columbus Road.
According to the coroner, Jones was traveling north on Old Columbus Road where his pickup truck collided with a garbage truck.
The garbage truck was traveling west on Highway 8.
Jones died upon arrival at the hospital in Amory.
Waste Connections of Pontotoc owns the garbage truck, Gurley added.
Jones worked as a nurse at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Gurley said.