Truck strikes tree, goes up in flames; 1 dead

Truck strikes tree, goes up in flames; 1 dead (Image 1)

COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. – One person is dead after a fiery crash that happened Tuesday morning near the Copiah-Jefferson County line.

The single-vehicle crash occurred around 5 a.m.

Officials with Mississippi Highway Patrol said the driver of a Ford F-150 was going eastbound on Highway 28 when the truck ran off the road and struck a tree.

The truck burst into flames and killed the driver.

The body was taken to the state crime lab for DNA results to identify the body. 

The accident is under investigation.

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