PORT GIBSON, MS (WLBT) – A Claiborne county man was killed after being crushed between two cars in a chain reaction crash.
The fatal incident occurred on Highway 18 one mile east of Port Gibson at approximately 11:50 p.m. Saturday.
Claiborne County Coroner J.W. Mallett identified the man as 54 year old Robert Reed of Port Gibson.
The coroner said Reed died instantly, suffering multiple injuries.
According to investigators, one car hit another causing a chain reaction involving eight vehicles.
Reed was walking between two cars when he became trapped.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating.
No word on any charges in the fatal accident.
@2010 WLBT. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.