Victim identified in Lamar Co. accident

Victim identified in Lamar Co. accident

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Sumrall man killed in a accident in Lamar County on Aug. 29 has been identified.

Authorities identified him as Thomas McClain, 62.

According to Public Information Officer Brent Barfield, around 3:50 p.m. on Aug. 29, Roger M. Shirley of Baton Rouge was driving down Hwy 98 just east of 589 when his vehicle left the road.

Barfield said McClain, the passenger, was ejected from the vehicle.

Both Shirley and McClain were transported to a local hospital for treatment.

McClain died from his injuries at the hospital, according to Barfield.

MHP Troop J responded to the scene.