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Mississippi Highway Patrol: Myrtle man killed in 1 car crash in Lafayette County


OXFORD, Mississippi — Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal one car crash in Lafayette County.

Troopers say the accident happened Monday afternoon on Highway 30 east of Oxford.

Troopers tell WTVA TV (http://bit.ly/1LPlAiW) 22-year-old James E. Butler II of Myrtle was traveling east when his truck left the road and hit a tree.

Authorities say Butler died at the scene.

Information from: WTVA-TV, http://www.wtva.com

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