PICKENS, MS (WLBT) - A Madison business man is dead after an accident near Pickens.
Pickens police responded to a car accident on Highway 51 near Pickens Thursday afternoon.
WLBT has learned Gene Rushing, who owns several Piggly Wiggly stores in Hinds, Rankin and Madison counties, was the victim.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
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