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One man dies in Rankin County accident

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Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey said early Sunday morning one man was killed in a one-car accident.

Bailey said his department received the call around 6 a.m. about the accident in the 1200 block of Barker Road near Pelahatchie in Rankin County.

The driver was identified as 21-year-old Tyler Lane Kelly of Brandon.

Sheriff Bailey said Kelly succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene.

Bailey said responders found  a 2011 Dodge Truck that appeared to have run off the roadway and flipped causing heavy damage to the vehicle and ejecting Kelly.

Rankin County Deputies along with the Leesburg Fire Department and AMR responded to the scene.

Rankin County Coroner David Ruth responded to the scene and recovered the young man’s body.

The accident is currently under investigation by Rankin County Deputies and Rankin County Corner David Ruth.

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