One dead in fatal crash in Tippah County

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that left one man dead in Tippah County.

Posted: Oct. 24, 2017 3:07 PM
Updated: Oct. 24, 2017 3:07 PM

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.

 

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