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Fatal accident victim identified

HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Authorities have now released the identity of the man killed in a single car accident Saturday night in Hinds county.

Shortly after eight p.m. the driver of a maroon Mitsubishi Galant was heading west on Tank Road near Dry Grove Road when investigators said he lost control of the vehicle.

It left the roadway and hit a tree.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart said the victim is 53 year old Joe Easley of the Terry/Crystal Springs area.

He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The Hinds County Sheriff's Department is trying to determine what caused Easley to leave the roadway.

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