- Associated Press - Monday, May 5, 2014

LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol says a 24-year-old Jones County man has died in a one-vehicle accident when his car ran off eastbound U.S. 84 west of Laurel.

Patrol spokesman Brent Barfield said the accident occurred around 12:52 a.m. Sunday.

Barfield tells The Hattiesburg American (https://hatne.ws/Rgpt8d ) Derreck Jones was ejected from his 2003 Mercedes when the car ran off the road and struck a tree.

Barfield said Jones was not wearing his seat belt.

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Information from: The Hattiesburg American, https://www.hattiesburgamerican.com


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