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Yazoo County worker killed while clearing debris

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A Yazoo county road worker has been killed clearing storm debris. It happened around 7:30 Wednesday morning on Old Highway 49, near Robinette Road, south of Yazoo City.

Coroner Ricky Shivers identified the man as Charles Harold Coker, 48, of Yazoo City.

Shivers says workers were attempting to clear a large tree off the road when the tree shifted and a limb rolled back onto the man, striking him in the head.

Shivers says the cause of death was head trauma.

Yazoo County Sheriff Tommy Vaughn says there was minor damage to a few homes, and trees were blocking a few roads, after the storm passed through Wednesday morning.

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