UPDATE: Motorcyclist killed in crash in Lee County

By NEMS Daily Journal

SHANNON – A motorcyclist was killed Friday night when a truck collided with him on Brewer Road.

The wreck happened about 9:30 p.m.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Gillentine-Green said Jonathan McKinney, 29, of Beulah died when he collided with a truck on Highway 45 near Brewer Road.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol it appeared McKinney was traveling south on US 45 near Brewer Rd, operating a 1994 Suzuki motorcycle when his motorcycle was struck by a 1998 Ford F-150, driven by Don J Anderson, 30, of Nettleton. Anderson was also south bound on US 45.

Anderson was not injured in the accident.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating whether drugs or alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident. The investigation is ongoing.