Jackson man killed in Lauderdale County accident - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Jackson man killed in Lauderdale County accident

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Jackson man was killed in an accident in Lauderdale County Friday afternoon.

60-year-old Jiles Mitchel died when a car ran off the road into a ditch on I-20 near mile marker 124. Coroner Clayton Cobler says Mitchel was a passenger in the car.

Sgt. Andy West says the vehicle was traveling eastbound when it drifted into the median and went airborne over a creek and crashed into a bank.

The driver was airlifted to a Jackson hospital. There is no word at this time on the condition or identity of the driver.

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