Truck driver killed in Highway 49 accident - - Jackson, MS

Truck driver killed in Highway 49 accident

MADISON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal traffic accident in Madison County.

An 18-wheeler traveling south on highway 49, left the road and 59-year-old Willie Harper of Georgetown was killed instantly. The truck wound up in someone's yard.

It's unclear what caused harper to leave the roadway, but authorities say it may have been related to a medical condition.

There was damage to the property and the truck brought down a power line. No one else was injured.

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