Victim identified in I-59 wreck

Victim identified in I-59 wreck

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Pine Belt man is dead after a wreck on Interstate 59 Friday afternoon.

Lamar County Coroner Cody Creel identified the victim as Robin Breland, 59, of Laurel.  The accident happened around 4:15 p.m. Friday near Columbia Exit 65B.

WDAM 7 crews on scene observed three vehicles involved in the wreck, including a dump truck carrying heavy equipment on a trailer.

Traffic was delayed for some time on northbound lanes.

No report yet on what caused the accident.