Man killed in motorcycle wreck in Florence identified

Man killed in motorcycle wreck in Florence identified

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A motorcycle crash victim died at the hospital at approximately 1:50 p.m. on Wednesday after he crashed in Florence.

He has been identified as 47-year-old Randy Barnes Jr. from Byram.

The Rankin County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a one vehicle accident in the 2100 block of Cleary Road, at approximately 12:40 p.m.

Rankin County Deputies, along with Cleary Fire Department and Pafford Ambulance, responded to the scene.

Once on scene, responders found a man who had been driving a motorcycle that left the roadway and crashed. He was unresponsive.

Cleary fire began treating the victim on scene before he was transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

He died shortly after arrival.

The accident is currently under investigation by Rankin County Deputies.

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