Petal man identified as victim in fatal Perry County crash
PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - The victim of a fatal two-vehicle crash that happened in Perry County Monday has been identified, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
MHP Troop J Public Affairs Officer, Trooper Taylor Shows, says 64-year-old David Bennett, of Petal, has been identified as the victim of the crash on State Route 29.
According to Shows, troopers responded to the crash around 2:30 p.m. A 2007 Mack Tractor Trailer traveled south on MS-29 when it collided with Bennett’s 2009 Chevrolet Impala that was going west from Thomas Creek Road, crossing over MS-29.
Shows says Bennett received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash is still under investigation by MHP.
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