Meridian Man Killed in New Year's Eve Crash

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Marion, Miss. A Meridian man was killed in a one car accident on Tuesday night.

It happened just before 9:00 at the Highway 45 Bypass on-ramp in Marion. Witnesses say the driver passed another car and overcorrected, leaving the pavement and hitting trees.

Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler says the deceased is a 56-year old man with a Meridian address. His name has not been released, pending notification of kin.