Aberdeen man dies from motorcycle wreck injuries

By JB Clark/NEMS Daily Journal

An Aberdeen man died early Saturday morning from injuries sustained in an accident Friday afternoon.
Kenneth G. Atkinson, 42, of Aberdeen, was traveling east on Egypt Road on a 1997 Suzuki motorcycle when he colleded with a 1993 Chevy pickup traveling west at 4:39 Friday afternoon.
Atkinson was transported to the North Mississippi Medical Center where he died Saturday at 1:51 a.m.
The cause of death is multiple trauma according to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley.
Gurley said the driver and passenger of the truck were treated at the scene of the accident Friday but not taken to the hospital.

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