COVINGTON CO. (WDAM) - One person was killed this afternoon in a single vehicle accident on Highway 49 in Covington County.
State troopers say the driver of this 2003 Sierra pickup apparently ran off the Highway and struck a tree in the median between Seminary and Sanford. Witnesses say it appears the driver was attempting to pass another vehicle when he ran off the road. The truck exploded, burning both the vehicle and the driver. Its believed the driver may be from north Mississippi.