One dead in Marion County wreck

One dead in Marion County wreck
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MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Monday night wreck claimed the life of a Foxworth man in Marion County.

James Newton Graham Jr., 55, attempted to pass a vehicle and ran off the road on Hwy 586, according to MHP officer Brent Barfield.

Barfield said the truck then overturned, and Graham was not wearing a seat belt. Barfield said that was when he was ejected from the vehicle.

Marion County Coroner Norma Williamson pronounced him dead on the scene.

No others were injured.