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Single-vehicle accident kills one in Lamar Co.

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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

A single-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Lamar County man Sunday afternoon.

According to Brent Barfield from the Mississippi Highway patrol, 18-year-old Brandon Cleckler was driving on Highway 42 near Sims Road when his 2008 Nissan Altima left the road and struck a tree.

According to MHP, Cleckler was ejected from the vehicle due to not wearing a seatbelt.

He was pronounced dead on the scene by Lamar County Coroner Cody Creel.

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