Fatal wreck in Clarke County

CLARKE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - One person is dead following an early morning accident on I-59 in Clarke County.

Car involved in wreck (Photo Source: Clarke County Hot Topics)

Timothy Logan, 22, from Pachuta was killed in the wreck. It happened just before 5 this morning about three miles north of the town. Troopers say the driver, Javon Kelly, who is 19 and also from Pachuta, fell asleep at the wheel and drove into a creek. Emergency responders found the vehicle in the water, and the passenger still wearing his seat-belt.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is handling the investigation.