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Motorist dies in wreck on I-10 in Jackson County

A motorist died Monday night in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 10 eastbound, authorities confirmed today.

Carlton Willard Chandler was eastbound near mile marker 51 when the crash occurred at 5:45 p.m. Monday. Chandler, authorities said, was thrown from his truck before it came to rest on top of him. The truck had an Alabama license plate.

Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus said Chandler, 25, died of generalized blunt force trauma.

The Sun Herald updates this story Wednesday.