TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A crash Thursday night claimed the life of a Blue Springs man.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP), a state trooper reported seeing a car traveling east on Highway 178 near Belden at a high rate of speed.
Before the trooper could make a traffic stop, the driver of the car lost control and crashed, MHP Sgt. Gary Stanton said.
Troopers identified the driver as Raybric Da Sean Mims, 20, of Tupelo.
Medics transported the passenger, 25-year-old Devon Fears, to the hospital in Tupelo where he later died.
Stanton said the Tupelo Police Department is investigating the crash.