Teen killed in Lamar County crash identified

Teen killed in Lamar County crash identified
A 17-year-old was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Lamar County on Sunday night. The crash happened on Cole Road just after 7 p.m. (Source: Kendall Green)

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A 17-year-old was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Lamar County on Sunday night. The crash happened on Cole Road just after 7 p.m.

According to the Lamar County Coroner’s Office, Jacob Hartfield was killed in the crash. Lamar County School District Superintendent Tess Smith confirmed Hartfiled was a student at Oak Grove High School.

Officials with the Central Lamar Volunteer Fire Department said a tan Chevy pick up truck was flipped upside down when officials arrive on the scene. A deputy with the Lamar County Sheriff’s Department said Hartfield lost control of the vehicle and flipped.

Hartfield was pronounced dead at the scene.

Copyright 2018 WDAM. All rights reserved.