Crash Kills One, Injures Two

Lauderdale County, Miss.
A crash early Thursday claimed the life of one man and sent two others to the hospital.

Rescue officials were called to the scene of a 1-vehicle crash around 3:30 a.m. on Highway 494 and County Line Road.

According to Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler, officials discovered a pick-up truck had left the road and flipped.

A rear seat passenger, 56-year-old Timothy R. Johnson of Simpsonville, South Carolina, died at the scene. The driver and a front seat passenger were transported to a local hospital.

An investigation is underway into the cause of the crash.