One person killed in Claiborne County accident - - Jackson, MS

One person killed in Claiborne County accident

Source: MS Highway Patrol Source: MS Highway Patrol
CLAIBORNE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - A deadly accident in Claiborne County is under investigation.

MHP Trooper Eric Henry said one person, the passenger, was killed just before 11 p.m. Friday night on MS 552 near Port Gibson.

We're told a 2008 Chevy SUV was traveling west on 552 when it lost control, striking a tree.

The driver has been identified as 24-year-old Kadeem Fleming of Lorman.

He was airlifted to UMMC with injuries.

The passenger inside the vehicle, 24-year-old Jarvis Brandon, died on the scene.

Investigators said Brandon was not wearing a seat belt.

Investigators are working to determine whether alcohol played a factor in the crash.

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