Jasper Co. Fatal Wreck

Jasper County, Miss. An investigation is ongoing into an accident in Jasper County that has claimed the life of a teenager.

The one vehicle wreck happened just after 9 a.m Tuesday about five miles south of Heidelberg on Interstate 59 North.

Investigators say 17-year-old Quintus Thomson of Hattiesburg died when his 2012 Honda Accord struck a bridge pillar in the median.

According to Lieutenant Andy West, Thomson was not wearing a seatbelt; he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is handling the ongoing investigation.