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Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon said 26-year-old Jerry White was driving a car that left the roadway and struck a tree near the Belmont Cemetery.

Posted: Feb 14, 2020 10:45 AM
Updated: Feb 14, 2020 1:20 PM

BELMONT, Miss. (WTVA) - A wreck in Belmont claimed the life of a 26-year-old man.

The wreck happened Thursday night on New Bethel Road.

Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon said 26-year-old Jerry White was driving a car that left the roadway and struck a tree near the Belmont Cemetery.

White died at the scene of the wreck. A passenger in the car was transported to the hospital.

Wilemon said an off-duty deputy sheriff who lives nearby found the wreckage at 9 p.m.

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