Madison Police investigating deadly wreck on I-55

MADISON, Miss (WJTV) – Madison Police are investigating a deadly wreck that happened around 10:40 p.m. Monday.

The Madison Police Department received a call of a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 55 northbound near the 108 mile marker.

Police said 71-year-old Arnold Douglas Dyre died from his injuries.

Upon arrival, officers discovered that a 2017 Ford F-150 truck was originally traveling southbound on Interstate 55 near the 109 mile marker when the vehicle left the roadway and crossed the median into the northbound lanes of Interstate 55.

The vehicle continued into the wooded area to the east of the interstate and hit a tree. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 11:46pm.

The accident remains under investigation.

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