Troopers responded to the accident scene on MS 15, near County Road 94, at approximately 2:45 p.m.
Upon arriving, it appeared LeChristopher Gipson, 21, of New Albany, was traveling North in a 1990 Pontiac Bonneville when his vehicle apparently crossed over into oncoming traffic and collided head on into a 2001 Buick Le Sabre, driven by Linda Grubbs, 61, of New Albany.
Gipson received fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt.
Grubbs and a 2-year-old passenger was transported to Baptist Hospital in New Albany with non life threatening injuries.
Grubbs was wearing a seat belt and the toddler was properly restrained in a child restraint.
The accident remains under investigation.