One car accident results in Christmas day fatality

Tragedy in Jones County on Christmas day. One person is dead as a result of a single car accident. The fatality took place on a Jones county road tonight when the driver of the vehicle apparently lost control, ran off the road...and struck a tree. The vehicle then burst into flames with the occupant trapped inside. The accident occurred shortly after 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon on Summerland road in the Hebron community, west of Laurel. Due to the fire, authorities say they have not be able to identify the victim of today's crash.