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Fatal Union County Accident

Posted by Andrew Harrison | August 08, 2012 / 04:10pm | Local News
UNION COUNTY, Miss. - A Tuesday (8-7) afternoon accident in the Etta community claimed the life of a Myrtle man.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the scene at approximately 3:30pm, on MS 355.

It appeared Jimmy H Foreman was traveling south on MS 355 in a 1994 Toyota, when he apparently lost control of the car and left the roadway.
 The vehicle overturned several times.

Foreman died of his injuries from the wreck.
 He was not wearing a seat belt.

A passenger was airlifted to the Med in Memphis with critical  injuries. The passenger was also unbuckled.

The accident is still under investigation.
 MHP is investigating to see whether Alcohol contributed to the crash.

Point of Contact for this statement is Trooper Ray Hall, Public Affairs Officer, Troop F.
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