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Wreck claims life of Mooreville resident

An investigation continues into a wreck that claimed the life of a Mooreville man.

Posted: Mar 25, 2018 12:11 AM
Updated: Mar 25, 2018 12:15 AM

MANTACHIE, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi Highway Patrol continues its investigation into a collision that claimed the life of a Mooreville resident. 

That person has been identified as 72-year-old Melden Lambert. 

It happened Friday afternoon off MS 371, just south of Mantachie. 

Law enforcement say Lambert was traveling south bound when he apparently crossed into the north bound lane, colliding head on with a Chevrolet truck. 

The driver of that truck was 31-year-old Joseph Corrigan of Florence, AL.

MHP says Lambert died at the scene. 

Corrigan received moderate injuries and was treated at the hospital. 

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