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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