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Tree attacks truck

Tree crushes truck in Byram

I hope your weekend was fun. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT this Monday afternoon.

A large tree fell on a pick-up truck and temporarily blocked a portion of Siwell Road in Byram this afternoon. No word on injuries.

Plus, New Hope Baptist Church on Watkins Drive is holding what they say is the first engineering camp exclusively for African-American girls in the nation.

And, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has called for a special session of the state legislature in order to discuss Medicaid.

In sports, the Mississippi State baseball Bulldogs prepare to battle UCLA for the College World Series title.

Clear skies and 76 degrees in the metro after a big shower with lots of lightening. Make sure you get your full First Alert Forecast.

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