Head-on collision involving log truck on MS 28; 1 dead

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UPDATE: The crash has been cleared.

MHP said the driver who died from his injuries is 59-year-old Marlon Bridges of Prentiss, Miss.


COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — An overturned log truck has all lanes of traffic blocked on a Copiah County road. One person died in the crash, according to authorities.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation said the 18-wheeler log truck overturned about six miles east of Hazlehurst on Highway 28 at South Harmony Road.The crash also involved a Chevrolet truck, according to MHP Cpl. Kervin Stewart.

Cpl. Stewart said around 8:40 a.m, the log truck and the Chevy had a head-on collision. The driver of the Chevy died, he said. The 18-wheeler driver was not hurt.

Drivers should find an alternate route. The crash is still under investigation

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