Man dies in accident involving 18-wheeler in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — One man died in an accident involving an 18-wheeler Wednesday afternoon.

Mississippi Highway Patrol said 30-year-old Robert Nix died on the scene.

MHP tells us Nix was driving a Honda from Fayette on Highway 553 around 2:20 p.m. and was crossing the U.S. 61 intersection when an 18-wheeler hit his car on the driver side. The 18 wheeler was empty with a flatbed trailer.

The 18-wheeler driver did not report any injuries.

MHP said the accident is still under investigation.

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