Man dies after drowning in Pontotoc County creek

A man drowned Friday after his truck ran off the road in Pontotoc County.

Posted: Feb 23, 2019 7:57 AM
Updated: Feb 23, 2019 10:18 AM

ENDVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A man drowned Friday after his truck ran off the road in Pontotoc County.

Coroner Kim Bedford identifies the man as Jack Bard Junior, 55, of Pontotoc.

According to Bedford, Bard's truck went into a creek along Old Highway 9 in Endville.

His family had been looking for him and found him around 3 p.m.

It is not clear if flooding played a role in the accident.

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