18-year-old dies in Copiah County crash

COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – An 18-year-old was killed in a crash in Copiah County Wednesday night.

18-year-old killed in Copiah County crash Photo: Mississippi Highway Patrol

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.

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