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Driver ejected in fatal crash

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A truck plunged into a Jackson creek, ejecting the driver in a fatal crash late Friday night.

J.P.D. Officer Colendula Green said police were called to an accident on Old Canton Road at Purple Creek around 11:40 p.m.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart identified the victim as 28-year-old Joseph Correro of Canton.

According to investigators, Correro was driving a 2008 Chevy Silverado north on Old Canton when he lost control and flipped then went into Purple Creek.

The coroner said the Madison county man was thrown from the vehicle.

The truck went into the water but was not submerged.

Correro died of blunt force trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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