Coroner identifies man killed in Lamar Co. crash

Coroner identifies man killed in Lamar Co. crash
One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash in Lamar County on Wednesday morning.

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash in Lamar County on Wednesday morning.

According to Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel, first responders received a call for service just before 10 a.m. after a driver saw a vehicle crashed into the trees on Corinth Cutoff Road just outside Purvis. Authorities believe the vehicle had been there for a while before it was seen.

Lamar County Coroner Cody Creel said 20-year-old Chandler Johnson died in the crash. Rigel said the person in critical condition was airlifted from the scene. We do not have an update on that person’s conditions at this time.

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