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One dead, three injured in George County wreck


One man is dead following a two-vehicle traffic accident on Highway 63 just north of Highway 98 in George County, officials said.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Spokesman Chase Elkins said a northbound 2003 Ford F250 struck a pickup on Highway 63 near Ernest Pipkins Road. Elkins said it appears the pickup attempted to cross the highway and pulled out in front of the Ford.

The driver of the pickup died on scene, Elkins said. His identity has not been released.

Elkins said the driver and two passengers in the Ford were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.

The Sun Herald will update this story as more information becomes available.