Funeral services set for Mississippi Highway Patrolman killed in accident

Funeral services set for Mississippi Highway Patrolman killed in accident

Funeral arrangements have been made for the Mississippi Highway Patrolman killed in a one vehicle accident in Amite County late Thursday night.

Charles Jason Powell, 39 of Brookhaven was off-duty and traveling home when his Dodge pick-up had a tire blow-out just before he veered off the road and flipped over. He was transported to the hospital where he died a short time later.

Visitation for Powell will be Monday evening at the Hew Heights Baptist Church in Summit, Ms. from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and then again on Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The service will follow.