By The Associated Press
STARKVILLE — The Mississippi Highway patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Oktibbeha County.
It happened around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 82 just west of Starkville.
Investigators say a pickup driven by 30-year-old Randall Davis Buford Jr. of Eupora collided with the back of an 18-wheeler that was hauling lumber. Buford was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not hurt.