Vicksburg man dead after colliding with 18-wheeler on I-20 near Bolton

Vicksburg man dead after colliding with 18-wheeler on I-20 near Bolton
(Source: Associated Press)

HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi Highway Patrol was advised of a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 near Bolton in Hinds County around 11:15 p.m. Sunday.

According to MHP, preliminary reports indicate that a westbound Dodge Pickup left the right lane and collided with an 18-wheeler that was parked on the westbound shoulder.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was outside of his vehicle when at the time and was hit by debris. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the pickup, identified as 38-year-old Jody W. Chapin of Vicksburg, died from his injuries.

The passenger in the 18-wheeler was not injured.

This crash is currently under investigation.

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