Name released in fatal Forrest County wreck

Name released in fatal Forrest County wreck
Authorities are on the scene of a fatal wreck in Forrest County.

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Forrest County emergency officials responded to the scene of a fatal wreck in the 500 block of River Road on Tuesday.

Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem pronounced Joseph Bauman Jr. 31, of Ackerman, MS dead on the scene.

The vehicle left the road traveling east bound on River Road and landed in a creek.

Bauman died of blunt force trauma received during the accident, according to Klem.