PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - 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.