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Laurel minister killed in motorcycle accident

COVINGTON COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Laurel minister was killed Monday in a motorcycle accident in Covington County.

State troopers said Leon Tillman, 40, was killed when a highway construction truck apparently turned in front of him on Hwy 532.

Troopers said Tillman laid his motorcycle down in an effort to avoid the truck but slid underneath it.

Tillman was pastor of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Elm Street in Laurel.

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