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Perry County man dies in overnight crash

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A Perry County man lost his life in a car crash Monday night. 

According to The Mississippi Highway Patrol, troopers responded to the scene of an accident in the westbound lane of Highway 42 around 7:29 p.m. 

Public Information Officer for Troop J Brent Barfield said that when deputies arrived they found Wayne Smith, 68. 

Smith's vehicle had left the road and collided with a tree, according to Barfield. 

Barfield said the Perry County Coroner pronounced Smith dead on scene. 

The accident is still under investigation by MHP. 

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