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One dead after log truck collision in Tylertown

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TYLERTOWN,MS (WDAM) - One person is dead after a log truck collided with a vehicle in Tylertown on Tuesday. 

At approximately 9:50 a.m., a log truck traveling west on Highway 98 collided with a 2006 Maxima traveling south at the intersection of MS 27.

According to Mississippi Highway Patrol Officer Brandon Fortenberry, driver of the Maxima Howard White, 68, was air lifted to Forest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. The passenger, Mauves White, 81, was pronounced dead on the scene. 

The driver of the log truck, Charles DeWitt, 48, had no reported injuries.

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