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Mississippi Highway Patrol: 1 man dies in single vehicle accident in Jackson County


OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi — Mississippi authorities say one man died in a single vehicle accident in Jackson County.

Highway Patrol Cpl. B.J. Seibert tells The Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/1OK72AY) the accident happened Sunday at 6:54 p.m. on Interstate 10 a mile west of the Ocean Springs exit. The victim's name has not been released.

Seibert said the man was driving eastbound on I-10 when he left the road and the left side of his pickup collided with a sign in the median.

Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus pronounced the driver dead at the scene. She said the driver's family was being notified and his identity would be released Monday.

Information from: The Sun Herald, http://www.sunherald.com

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