Man killed in overnight car wreck - - Jackson, MS

Man killed in overnight car wreck

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - One person is dead after an early morning accident in the capital city.

The accident happened shortly after 4:00 Friday morning at the corner of Mill Street and Mitchell Avenue.

According to Jackson police spokeswoman Colendula Green, the victim was traveling northbound on Mill and hit a boulder. That's when the car burst into flames.

The victim is identified as Ronnie Terrell Williams, 32, of Jackson. Officer Green says he died at the scene.

The boulder was in a grassy area on the northeast corner of the intersection. Williams was apparently in the right-turn lane but continued forward toward the boulder. The impact of the crash pushed the boulder about 90 feet to the north and out into the middle of Mill Street.

The boulder has since been returned to its original location.

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