Driver killed after truck hits tree, catches fire in Lincoln County

The driver has been identified.

Driver killed after truck hits tree, catches fire in Lincoln County

LINCOLN COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal wreck.

It happened on I-55 at the 28 mile marker in Lincoln County around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

The driver killed has been identified as 46-year-old Omar Walker of Madison County.

According to Trooper Craig James, a red Nissan Titan left the road, hit a tree in the median and then caught on fire.

Walker was pronounced dead at the scene.

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