Deadly crash in Walthall County

WALTHALL COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash that happened in Walthall County Thursday.

Authorities said 51-year-old Monroe Lenoir died from his injuries.

First responders went to an accident on Highway 98 near Highway 585 around 5:40 p.m.

MHP said Lenoir was on Highway 98 approaching Knoxo Road as a pickup truck was headed west on Highway 98. We’re told that Lenoir crossed into the westbound lane, and the pickup truck hit his car on the passenger side.

Lenoir was ejected from his car. He was rushed to the hospital where he died. The two people in the pickup truck were taken to the hospital to be treated for their minor injuries.

The accident is still under investigation.

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