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Longtime Walthall County Supervisor killed

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WALTHALL COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A longtime supervisor in Walthall County was killed in a freak accident. 

83-year-old Travis Alford was clearing a tree from a county bridge when he was hit by a truck.  It happened around 6:00 Thursday morning on Sartinville Road.

According to Sheriff Duane Dillon, the driver was trying to dodge the tree and didn't see Alford.  He was killed instantly.  The Sheriff said no charges are expected to be filed against the driver. 

Alford had been a county supervisor more than 43 years.

Funeral services for Travis Alford have been set for Saturday at Salem Baptist Church.

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