The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that left one man dead Friday morning. Corporal Brandon Fortenberry with MHP says the fatal accident happened around 10:50 a.m. on U.S. 84 in Franklin County.
Fortenberry said 60-year-old Lawrence Brown was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say Brown was driving a 2007 Kia and traveling east on U.S. 84 near Clear Springs Road, when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.
The accident is still under investigation.
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