Deadly crash kills Baldwyn truck driver

According to Alabama State Trooper Tuscaloosa Highway Patrol, they received a call around 8:45 pm of an accident on Highway 82.

Posted: Jun 7, 2019 10:24 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- According to Alabama State Trooper Tuscaloosa Highway Patrol, they received a call around 8:45 pm of an accident on Highway 82.

The fatal accident took the life of, Lee County resident, Corey Mook Davis.

Friends say, Davis, 26, had many friends, Channing Penson was one of those friends.

He says because of the type of person Davis was their friendship stood the test of time.

“We go back to like knee-high, we just created a bond from that point on we just stuck together and over time as we grew older through middle school and high school we played football together,” said Penson.

Penson said Davis got into trucking and inspired those around him to do the same which made their bond even closer.

“His passion for trucking was like not to nothing, he was determined. A couple of months ago he came to me and he had bought his own truck and that was one of his biggest goals and I was so proud of him,” said Penson.

Penson says Davis always saw the brighter side of situations and he tells me in the last few weeks of his life he made sure that the people around him saw the bright light in him.

“He was a person who knew God and most of our conversations were more about the trucking company, but we always talked about God, said Penson.

Penson says Davis touched many lives by using his talent to sing in church and using social media to put a smile on the faces of strangers.

“He touched so many people’s lives and he might not have known that because everyone that knew him always knew him to be goofy and crack jokes but from the love that I’ve seen on social media it’s so many people,” said Penson.

Penson says although a cow was the cause of his untimely death, they are at peace knowing he is resting in a better place.

“He just tried to make sure that when he gets to the gate he was able to go in, and now he gained his wings. I’m not just saying this because I’m on camera, but I know where he is,” said Penson.

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

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Reported Deaths: 1944
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