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Man dies after truck crash north of Columbus

A man died Saturday after he crashed his truck in Lowndes County.

Posted: Mar 2, 2019 3:56 PM

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) -- A man died Saturday after he crashed his truck in Lowndes County.

Coroner Greg Merchant says Robert Robertson, 70, of Columbus, collapsed at home while a deputy was interviewing him about the accident early that morning at Spivey Road and Ridge Road.

The deputy then started CPR, and an ambulance took Robertson to Baptist Memorial Hospital - Golden Triangle.

He was pronounced dead in the emergency room.

Merchant says the investigation into what happened is still ongoing.

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