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79 Year Old Man Drowns in Diversion Canal

Truck Plunges Into Vicksburg Diversion Canal With Driver Inside

Good evening this is Maggie Wade with some of the stories we'll have for you tonight at 10 on WLBT.

A 79 year old man drowns inside his truck when it plummets into a Yazoo Diversion Canal in Vicksburg.  Witnesses tell us they believe there was a problem with the brakes.  Annette Peagler has the latest.

The family of a 43 year old murder victim in Brookhaven wants answers and justice. Jessica Bowman talks with the brother of Bridget London Hall.

One of the oldest businesses in Jackson is celebrating a major milestone.  Stephanie Bell-Flynt takes us to Beatty Street Grocery in downtown Jackson.

Showers and thunderstorms back in the state this afternoon!  Chief Meteorologist Dave Roberts will tell us if the afternoon heat will trigger more storms in your First Alert Forecast!

And in Sports, Mike Sands says some well known names are making football watch lists for top honors including Dak Prescott and Laquon Treadwell, and he takes us to Trustmark Park for highlights of the 4th game in a 5 game series for the MBraves and Jackson Generals.

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