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Crash victim was military man

Fatal car crash victim identified as member of military

Friday afternoon is finally here and it is a beautiful day in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

The man who died in a one vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on Hwy 43 in Madison County, has been identified as William Blackstock, 43, a former member of the Mississippi Army National Guard.

Officials with the Lowndes County, MS Sheriff's Office have arrived in Sylvester, GA. to collect the two suspects connected to an Amber Alert sent earlier this week.

Plus, local pastor LeNell McGee of Greater Livingston M. B. Church in Flora and Greater Pilgrim M. B. Church of Terry, has been arrested and charged with forcible rape.

In sports, Ole Miss losses an assistant basketball coach to join former Southern Miss coach Bobbie Tyndall in Tennessee.

Clear skies and 79 degrees. Be sure to watch your full First Alert Forecast.

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