Amory man dies in Monroe County crash

Monroe JournalA 39-year-old Amory man died in an accident in Monroe County Saturday.

Coroner Alan Gurley tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/QBr9XA ) the accident took place a 5:57 p.m. Saturday on Highway 8 East near Greenwood Springs.

Albert Welsey Hall was the driver of a van that was going east when he lost control and ran off roadway. He was airlifted to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo where died Saturday night.

Gurley says Hall’s 7-year-old son was a passenger in the vehicle and was airlifted to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. The condition of the 7-year-old is unknown.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

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