Fatal Accident

Newton County, Miss. A man from Scott County is dead following a one vehicle accident in Newton County. It happened just after 10:30 Wednesday night on Highway 489 near the town of Lake. Paul D. Myatt from Forest was killed in the crash. Investigators say the 59-year-old apparently lost control of his vehicle; that's when it left the roadway and overturned. According to troopers the victim was ejected from the vehicle. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is handling the investigation.