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Pickup truck crashes into roadside water

A pickup truck crashed into a small body of water Wednesday morning in north Tupelo.

Posted: Apr. 24, 2019 12:05 PM
Updated: Apr. 24, 2019 12:07 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A pickup truck crashed into a small body of water Wednesday morning in north Tupelo.

The wreck happened near West Barnes Crossing Road and Mt. Vernon Road at approximately 11:30 a.m.

Tupelo Fire Chief Thomas Walker said the truck ran off the roadway, but the driver was able to get out of the vehicle and appeared to be ok.

The driver was the only occupant.

The truck was partially submerged but was sitting upright.

Tupelo police are investigating the incident. 

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