COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – An 18-year-old was killed in a crash in Copiah County Wednesday night.
Corporal Eric Henry with the Mississippi Highway Patrol says George Grantham, 18, was traveling west on Highway 28 in a Buick LaCrosse when he lost control while trying to pass another car.
Grantham left the road, overturned and collided with a tree. He was thrown from the vehicle and died on the scene, Corporal Henry said. We’re told he was not wearing a seat belt.
The crash remains under investigation.