91-year-old man killed in crash in Copiah County

91-year-old man killed in crash in Copiah County
(Source: Live 5 News)

COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash that killed a 91-year-old man on Friday afternoon.

The incident happened around 12:00 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 27.

Troopers say the crash involved a Dodge Journey and an 18-wheeler.

It is reported the driver of the Dodge Journey, 91-year-old John T. Walker, crossed into the path of the 18-wheeler.

Troopers say Walker died from the crash. His passenger was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver and two occupants of the 18-wheeler were not injured.

MHP says the cause of the crash is under investigation.

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