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Identity still pending after fatal wreck

Workers remove plastic pipe from the scene of a fatal accident Thursday. The pipe was being hauled by an 18-wheeler that collided with a pickup truck. The driver of the 18-wheeler was killed. Photo credit WDAM. Workers remove plastic pipe from the scene of a fatal accident Thursday. The pipe was being hauled by an 18-wheeler that collided with a pickup truck. The driver of the 18-wheeler was killed. Photo credit WDAM.
FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

Workers spent Thursday morning cleaning up debris from a fatal two-vehicle accident in Forrest County Wednesday, as authorities try to determine the identity of a driver who was killed.      

A crew spent several hours removing hundreds of pieces of plastic pipe from a wooded area along Interstate 59.

The pipe was being hauled by an 18-wheeler that was involved in a fiery crash with a pick-up truck. 

The driver of the 18-wheeler was killed and two people in the truck were injured. 

The Forrest County Coroner's Office has not yet identified the man who died. 

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating.

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