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MHP: Man dies after single vehicle accident

One person has passed away after crashing late Saturday night in Oktibbeha County, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Posted: Nov 4, 2018 3:55 PM
Updated: Nov 5, 2018 9:11 AM

OKTIBBEHA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - One person has passed away after crashing late Saturday night in Oktibbeha County, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

The incident was reported around 11:40 p.m.

Sgt. Derrick Beckom with MHP confirms a blue Ford Crown Victoria, driven by 23-year-old Brandon Perry, was traveling west. Authorities say the car ran off Highway 12 and back across the highway hitting a tree.  

Perry was pronounced dead at the scene by Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt.

The accident remains under investigation.

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