Person killed in Friday night wreck

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - One person is dead after a wreck on Highway 45 Friday night.

Coroner Clayton Cobler says one person died in the one car wreck near Minnowbucket Rd. around 10:45 p.m. The vehicle appeared to have taken out the stop sign on Minnowbucket Road before veering off and traveling several yards parallel to Highway 45. The car ultimately hit a culvert and ramped into a pine tree.

Emergency responders used chainsaws and other tools to cut the person out.

The person’s identity has not been released.