Utica man killed in single-car wreck in Hinds County

Utica man killed in single-car wreck in Hinds County

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - One person has died in a single vehicle crash in Hinds County.

Major Pete Luke with the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department says that deputies responded to Morrison Road at Berry Road around 9:20 p.m. Friday night.

He says they responded to a report of a crash with a person trapped inside the vehicle.

The driver of a Chevy Tahoe lost control of the vehicle and struck a guardrail, causing the vehicle to tip on its side, landing in a creek.

The driver of the vehicle, 57-year-old Charles Lofton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was the only person in the car.

Investigators said that it appears the man was not wearing a seat belt.

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