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Jones County man dies in one-car accident

First responders search for accident victim First responders search for accident victim
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A Jones County man was killed Wednesday afternoon after he was ejected from his car when it left the road and flipped over.

The accident occurred around 1 p.m. on Lower Myrick Road near the Powers Community. Authorities say the man was traveling west when the accident took place.  

When first responders arrived on the scene they had difficulty locating the driver, but eventually found him in a ditch submerged in four feet of water. He was transported to South Central Regional Medical center where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The victims name is being withheld pending notification of family.

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