Hattiesburg, MS (February 8, 2021) – Around 5:15 a.m. on Sunday morning, February 7, a man was killed in a fatal crash on a highway in Hattiesburg.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of US-98 and involved two vehicles. Police confirmed that 27-year-old Marcus Baggins was driving east in his Nissan Versa and 46-year-old Itaria Ward was headed west in a Hyundai Sonata.
For reasons that are not yet known, both vehicles collided with each other. Marcus Baggins was immediately ejected from his vehicle.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. Baggins was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Ward was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
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