Volunteer Fire Chief Killed in Wreck

Newton County, Mississippi A local volunteer fire chief was killed while responding to a wreck in Newton County Saturday night.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says Greenfield Volunteer Fire Chief
Mickey Yates died in a wreck on Highway 492 near Evans Tabernacle Road around 8:45 Saturday night. MHP tells Newscenter 11 Yates vehicle collided with a Newton County Sheriff's Deputy's vehicle. Yates 2001 Chevy pickup overturned and he was ejected from the truck.

Highway Patrol says the deputy did not suffer any life threatening injuries.


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