Accident claims Hamilton man's life

By Monroe Journal

HAMILTON – Danny Clardy, 62, 40006 Hill Lane, Hamilton, has died in an accident, according to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley. The accident occurred Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, on U.S. Highway 45 north of Hamilton, south of Center Hill Rd. at 11:21 a.m., Gurley said.

The cause of death was a head injury. Mr. Clardy was going south on Hwy 45 driving a tractor with a bush hog attached. He was struck by an 18-wheeler going the same direction, Gurley said.

Mr. Clardy was pronounced dead at the North Mississippi Medical Center at 12:52 p.m.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.