TIPPAH COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA)- The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that left one man dead in Tippah County.
It happened around 4 a.m. Saturday morning on Highway 15 near Ripley.
Troopers say it appears Jesse Taplin, 30, of Ripley, was traveling south in a 2004 Jeep when he crossed the northbound lane and collided with a 2008 Ford.
Taplin was pronounced dead at the scene. The two teenagers in the Ford were not injured.