Jackson County

Update: Ocean Springs teen killed in Thursday accident

An Ocean Springs man died after a single-car accident around midnight on Thursday.

Jackson County sheriff’s Capt. Chris Stratton said the accident was on Belle Fountaine Road near the water tower south of Ocean Springs High School.

Deputy Chief Coroner Jason Moody said Graham Kyle Lance, 18, died as a result of the accident. Moody said Lance died shortly after midnight.

“Lance was a passenger is a silver Mustang that was traveling south on Belle Fountaine when it left the road, flipped and hit a tree,” Stratton said. “He died at the scene of the accident.”

He said Lance and 22-year-old Calvin Butler of Pascagoula were thrown from the vehicle. Butler and the driver, Seth McGee, 18 of Ocean Springs, were both taken to a hospital and their conditions are unknown.

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