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Florence man killed in Walthall County accident

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WALTHALL COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Florence man was killed in a single vehicle accident on MS 48, a half-mile east of Kirklin Road, in Walthall County. The vehicle hit a patch of ice and ran off the left side of the roadway and rolled over ejecting the driver.

Sixty-two year old James Simonton of 230 Briarhill Cove, Florence, was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. The Walthall County Coroner pronounced him dead at the scene.

The collision is still under investigation by Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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