Fiery Crash Injures One

A fiery crash in Newton has left a Scott County man fighting for his life. Charlie Ward, 45, of Lake, Mississippi, is now being treated at the burn center in Greenville.

Ward suffered second and third degree burns Tuesday after being involved in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of highways 15 and 80 in Newton.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Police say no one else was seriously hurt.