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Itawamba County wreck turns fatal

A man lost his life Wednesday after losing control of his truck.

Posted: Nov. 15, 2017 11:37 AM
Updated: Nov. 15, 2017 8:15 PM

ITAWAMBA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) – A man died Wednesday morning after losing control of his gravel truck on Highway 363 in Itawamba County.

This happened near 5:30 a.m. near Mantachie Methodist Church. 

Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson says the driver was in a Century Construction truck traveling south on the highway when he lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn. 

Dickinson says the man was taken by air ambulance to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo but later died.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identifies the man as 29-year-old John Humphrey from Guntown.

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