LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. – (PRESS RELEASE) On Tuesday April 9 around 4:45 PM a fatal accident occurred on MS 182 near the EMCC Mayhew Campus in Lowndes County. A 1996 Harley Davidson driven by Jonathan Brown, a 46 year old male from Starkville was traveling west on 182 when he lost control and slid into the east bound lane. Brown collided with a 2006 Toyota Matrix driven by a 52 year old female, Mildred Smith of Starkville.
Jonathan Brown was pronounced dead at the scene by Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.