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Hattiesburg man dies in motorcycle crash

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Wayne County man has died from injuries he suffered in a motorcycle accident Friday night. 

The Forrest County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 21-year-old Derrick Brandt. 

Hattiesburg Police said Brandt was riding his motorcycle on North 38th Avenue near Eagle Drive around 8 p.m. when he lost control and hit a curb. Officers said he was thrown from the bike and suffered massive injuries to his chest and neck area.

He was taken to Forrest General Hospital where he later died from his injuries. Police are still investigating the cause of the accident.

They also say Brandt was wearing a helmet.

No one else was injured.

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