Meridian man dies in Highway 45 car accident

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - One person was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Lauderdale County Thursday evening.

The man's name was released Friday, 49-year-old John Morvant of Meridian.

The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Highways 45 and 145 near Evangel Temple.

A car driven by Morvant was exiting Highway 45 onto Highway 145 when it collided with a pickup truck traveling north.