Victim identified in deadly rollover crash on Hwy 49 in Florence

Victim identified in deadly rollover crash on Hwy 49 in Florence

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - First responders are on the scene of a wreck in Florence.

Rankin County Coroner David Ruth has confirmed that one person was killed in the rollover crash.

The accident happened at at Highway 49 and R.T. Braddy Road.

MHP says that a Ford F-250 was traveling southbound, when for unknown reasons left the roadway and overturned.

The driver, identified as Vernon E. Minton 61, of Florence was not wearing his seatbelt and died as a result of his injuries.

The passenger, who was wearing her seatbelt was transported to UMMC with unknown injuries. The cause of this crash is currently under investigation.

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