City of Jackson Employee Killed in Accident - - Jackson, MS

City of Jackson employee killed in accident

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MADISON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An accident near the O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant turned deadly Monday night.

The water treatment plant is owned by the city of Jackson and located in Madison County.

Authorities tell WLBT 35 year old Johnny Griffin of Pearl was coming from the plant at a high rate of speed when he lost control.

The vehicle was wrapped around a concrete pole.

Entergy officials responded and cut the power to remove the pole so other emergency responders could work the scene.

Griffin was pronounced dead at that location.

We are told he was an employee at the plant.

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