Lowndes County, Miss.
A fatal wreck Wednesday morning in Lowndes County killed a Lauderdale man.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the 2-vehicle collision happened around 10:30 a.m. on Highway 45 at Primrose Road.
Officials say a black 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Deon L. Herlong, 31, of Lauderdale, was traveling north on 45 and had stopped to attempt a left turn when his truck was rear-ended by an International tractor trailer.
Herlong died at the scene. The driver of the rig, 36-year-old Jeremy Holliman of Millport, Ala., was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
The accident remains under investigation.
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