Brooksville, MS (January 30, 2021) – On Thursday, January 28, a man was killed following a fatal crash involving one vehicle in Brooksville.
Police confirmed that the accident took place in the southbound lanes of US-45 in Lowndes County. Monroe County officials stated that a driver lost control of their Ford Fusion in the area, causing it to overturn on the roadway.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision. The passenger in the vehicle, identified as 63-year-old Stephen Pruitt, was pronounced dead at the scene. It has since been confirmed that he died due to internal injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
Rollover accidents are some of the most horrific accidents that happen on our roads. In just one year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 2% of car accidents were deemed rollovers on U.S. roads. Every year, hundreds of car accidents end in fatalities throughout the state of Mississippi. In fact, in just one recent year, approximately 685 people lost their lives in accidents within the state. If you have lost a loved one due to an accident, it is essential that you have the help of an attorney on your side.
It is true that no amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been taken in a fatal collision. However, with the help of a Mississippi wrongful death attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights will be protected and that you will obtain the compensation you deserve in your case. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you should always have a dedicated attorney to help you. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in Mississippi car accidents at www.mamajustice.com.
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here for you after an accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have the opportunity to move forward with your accident claim with an attorney on your side. Our attorneys are here for you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a Mississippi accident attorney at (662) 262-6264 to find out how we can assist you.
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