NETTLETON, Miss. (WTVA) - A motorcyclist died after he collided with a truck Tuesday night in Monroe County.
Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley said the collision happened on Highway 45 south of Nettleton near Buchanan Road.
The collision happened at approximately 8:39 p.m.
He identified the deceased victim as Mark Rakestraw, 45, of Nettleton.
Gurley said Rakestraw was riding a motorcycle north when he collided with a pick-up truck.
Rakestraw died at the scene.
The driver of the truck was not injured.