UPDATE: Man dies after Lee County road accident

A 26-year-old Mooreville man died following a car accident in Lee County Tuesday morning.

Stephen Lyles 26, lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree while driving on Highway 371 near County Road 1451, according officials.

Lyles was airlifted to the North Mississippi Center where he was pronounced dead around 8 a.m.

The accident took place around 6 a.m.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

NEMS Daily Journal