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Collision in Oktibbeha County kills Ackerman man

A two-vehicle collision on the Highway 25 bypass claimed the life of an Ackerman man and injured two other people.

Posted: Oct 2, 2019 10:40 AM
Updated: Oct 2, 2019 12:58 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - An Ackerman man was killed, and two other people were injured in a collision Tuesday night in Oktibbeha County.

According to the Starkville Daily News, the two-vehicle collision happened on the Highway 25 bypass.

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Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt confirmed to the newspaper that Roger Hayes, 81, was killed instantly in the wreck.

The coroner said Hayes was in the northbound lane going south with no lights on before colliding head-on with another vehicle.

There were two people in the other vehicle, Hunt said.

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