1 dead in four-wheeler accident in Chickasaw County

Accident StockThe Associated Press

TREBLOC, Miss. (AP) — Chickasaw County investigators are looking into what caused a fatal four-wheeler accident.

The coroner’s office tells WCBI TV the accident happened shortly after 12:30 a.m. Sunday on Highway 47 near the Clay-Chickasaw County line.

Officials say 27-year-old Joshua Parker, of Okolona, was killed at the scene.

Chickasaw County sheriff’s deputies and Mississippi state troopers are still looking into what happened, but say they’re treating this case as a pedestrian-vehicle accident.

Parker’s body has been sent for an autopsy to determine the official cause of death.