Tennessee man crashes while fleeing troopers near Falkner

By JB Clark/NEMS Daily Journal

FALKNER – A Tennessee man who Mississippi HIghway Patrol officers claim fled from them on Highway 72 lost control of his vehicle near Falkner on Highway 370 and crashed.
MHP reports they chased Jerry Matthew Ward, 31, of Selmer, about 15 miles before he lost control of his 2000 Nissan truck about 10 a.m. Friday.
Ward was taken by ambulance to North Mississippi Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.