Attorney Precious Martin Dies

Precious Martin

Ridgeland, Miss. Jackson attorney Precious Martin died late Sunday in a 4-wheeler accident near his home in Ridgeland, according to authorities.

Ridgeland Police Lt. Brian Myers says Martin and his 10-year-old son, Daniel, were on the 4-wheeler when it apparently hit a curve and flipped on Bridgeview Cove in the Bridgewater subdivision. Myers says Martin was not wearing a helmet.

Myers says Martin was pronounced dead of head injuries at the scene. His son was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Myers says the younger Martin's injuries didn't appear to be life threatening.

The attorney recently represented Meridian's mayor in a hearing concerning the city's civil service commission.

Martin was the older brother of triplets Deshun Martin, Kenya Martin and Warren Martin Jr., who all graduated from the University of Mississippi Law School.

Martin's wife, Crystal, is also an attorney. The couple has four children.