Man killed, 3 others injured in crash in Oktibbeha County

October 23, 2012 in News, Statewide News

From Media Reports

OKTIBBEHA COUNTY – Oktibbeha County investigators are trying to determine whether alcohol was a factor in a one-car accident early Saturday morning that killed one man and injured three others.

The accident happened early Saturday on Oktoc Road near Windy Ridge.

Coroner Michael Hunt identified the victim as 37-year-old James William McCloud of Louisville. Hunt says McCloud was a passenger in the back seat.

Oktibbeha County Sheriff Steve Gladney says the car was southbound on Oktoc Road when the driver lost control, ran off the road and flipped over in a ditch.

The driver, and two other passengers were injured. One was airlifted to North Mississippi Medical Center, and the other two were taken by ambulance. The names of the others injured has not been released.

Hunt says the four were on their way to Louisville at the time.