UPDATE: Coroner identifies man in Tupelo fatal accident

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A Tupelo intersection has been reopened after a traffic box was hit during a crash.

Posted: Mar 26, 2018 7:49 AM
Updated: Mar 26, 2018 8:31 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- Tupelo police say one person is dead in a traffic accident this morning.

The accident happened around 4:25 a.m. at the intersection of Lawndale Drive and Cliff Gookin Boulevard.

Police say a Toyota Camry and a Jeep Wrangler were involved in the accident.

The driver of the Jeep, Adrian Lopez, 38, died at the scene of the accident.

Coroner Carolyn Green says he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The other driver suffered only minor injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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