Tremont man dies in morning accident

Accident StockA hospitalized Tremont man has died from injuries suffered in an accident, Tuesday morning.

According to Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson, Stoney Pettigo, Jr. lost control of his vehicle at the intersection of Oakland School and Patton Flat roads at around 7;15 a.m. Both Pettigo and his wife, Karen, were airlifted to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo for treatment of their injuries. Both remained in critical condition until Tuesday afternoon, when Pettigo died from his injuries.

His wife remains hospitalized.


About Adam Armour

Adam Armour has been writing and taking photographs for "The Itawamba County Times" since 2005. His words and pictures have earned 18 Mississippi Press Association Awards, including several "Best of" category recognitions. He has written and independently published one novel and is currently working on a second.