Breaking: Police release the identity of the driver killed after his car crashes into Lake Hico

COURTESY: JPD - Vehicle submerged in Lake Hico

**UPDATED AT 5:19 AM SUNDAY MORNING**

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson Police have identified the man killed after his car crashed into Lake Hico.

Police say 43-year-old Johnny Williams was found dead in the driver seat of the submerged pickup truck.

Investigators are still working to determine exactly what caused the truck to crash into the lake.

We will continue to update you with the latest developments.

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Jackson Police Dive Team is on location at Lake Hico after a vehicle left the road, Saturday night on Forest Avenue.

According to Jackson Police, the car went over the embankment and is submerged. It’s unclear how many people are in the vehicle at this time.

This is a developing story and WJTV will update this story when more information is available.

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