Marietta man dies in Sunday auto accident

By NEMS Daily Journal

BOONEVILLE – A Prentiss County man died Sunday as the result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident.
Shawn R. Simmons, 44, of 163 Highway 371, Marietta, was driving a 1997 Chevy Silverado pickup northbound on County Road 5051 when he apparently lost control of the vehicle and it overturned, according to the Daily Corinthian.
He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which was reported to Prentiss County 911 about 5:15 p.m. Sunday.
The accident remains under investigation by the Prentiss County Sheriff’s Office.

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