UPDATE: Troopers ID victim of fatal Lafayette County wreck

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal car wreck out of Lafayette County.

Posted: Jul 30, 2018 12:11 AM
Updated: Jul 30, 2018 12:04 PM

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal car wreck out of Lafayette County.

MHP officials say it happened on Highway 9 near the Highway 7 and Highway 9 split. 

MHP officials say two vehicles crashed head-on. One person died as a result of their injuries, and one person was taken to the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. 

The deceased was identified as James Oxendine, 60, of Byhalia, according to troopers.

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