One dead in Cliff Gookin crash

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – A Tupelo man died Tuesday afternoon from injuries sustained in a car crash Tuesday morning.
James Pittman, 83, of Tupelo, was taken to North Mississippi Medical Center to be treated for injuries sustained in a two-car crash in front of Shipley’s Donuts on Cliff Gookin Boulevard, according to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green.
Green said Pittman was in surgery around 1:30 p.m. when he died from multiple wounds sustained during the crash.