Michelle Lowe

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Delivering the news in North MS and West AL. has been just one more "Day in the Life" since 2007. Anchor of WCBI News at 9 on MYMS, co-anchor WCBI News at 10. Email me with story ideas!

Fatal Accident in Pontotoc Co.

PONTOTOC CO. Miss. – (WCBI) A single-car accident claims the life of a Pontotoc man.

State troopers arrived to the scene around 6:30 Tuesday morning, near Algoma on HWY 431.

According to Trooper Ray Hall, 53-year-old Danny Pettit was traveling north in a Toyota Avalon, when he ran off the right side of the road and collided into a culvert.

Pettit was pronounced dead on the scene.

The exact time of the crash is unclear, but troopers believe it may have happened in the early morning hours.

Pettit was not wearing a seat belt.