Booneville man dies in one-vehicle accident

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A Booneville man died Wednesday in a one-vehicle accident.

Michael W. Ford, 55, of County Road 2240 in Booneville, was traveling south on County Road 2371 when his small pickup truck crossed lanes and left the road around 7 a.m. The truck struck a concrete culvert, overturned, and came to a rest upside down, according to Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar.

Ford was pronounced dead at the scene. He appeared to have been wearing his seat belt.

The accident, which remains under investigation, occurred just north of Hills Chapel School.

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