Kossuth student dies from injuries suffered in accident

county_alcorn_greenLena Mitchell

Daily Journal

KOSSUTH – A Kossuth High School student, 17-year-old Ben Shipman, died early Friday of injuries he suffered in a Thursday afternoon auto accident.

Alcorn County Deputy Lucas Wooten said Shipman apparently lost control of his 2004 Ford Explorer southbound on County Road 500 about 3:35 p.m. Thursday.

He was airlifted from the scene to The Regional Medical Center in Memphis – The Med – where he died about 2:30 a.m. Friday.

The accident remains under investigation by the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department.

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