One dead in Lee County accident

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One person died in a car accident on County Road 261 near Road 1046 on Monday afternoon.

The driver lost control of the vehicle and it flipped, and the driver was ejected, said Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson. The driver was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo and was pronounced dead. The driver’s name was not released.

There was also a baby in the vehicle who sustained minor injuries and was also transported to the hospital.

  • barney fife

    Who wants to bet a dime this driver was not belted in? What is it that stops people from using all of the available safety equipment installed in their vehicles?
    How many dead folks have ever been unstrapped from a seatbelt / shoulder harness?

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