UPDATE: Alabama man dies in Lowndes County wreck

One person is dead after a single-car accident in Lowndes County.

Posted: May 7, 2018 9:47 PM
Updated: May 8, 2018 11:16 AM

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - One person is dead after a single-car accident in Lowndes County.

Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant says the accident took place on Highway 69 South at Concord Road sometime near 7:30 Monday night.

On Tuesday, the Mississippi Highway Patrol identified the victim as 75-year-old Henry Norton, Jr. of Pickensville, Alabama.

Troopers say he was traveling south on Highway 69 and left the road on the right side and collided with a tree. He was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The wreck remains under investigation.

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