One dead after Hwy 43 wreck in Hancock County

Around 2:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Highway 43.
Around 2:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Highway 43.(MGN)
Published: Sep. 18, 2022 at 10:16 AM CDT
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HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - A Kiln man is dead after a Saturday afternoon wreck in Hancock County.

Around 2:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Highway 43. Officials said a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling south on the highway when the vehicle left the road and hit a tree.

The driver of the truck, 39-year-old John Abshire Jr. of Kiln, received fatal injuries from the crash, according to officials.

The cause of the wreck is under investigation by Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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