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Monroe Co. Man Killed in Wreck

MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) — Monroe County deputies are investigating a wreck that killed a Wren man Sunday morning.

Monroe County coroner Alan Gurley tells WCBI James Thompson died at a Tupelo hospital Sunday morning.

Thompson lost control of his Chevrolet pickup truck around 6 p.m. Saturday, while heading north on McAllister Road in Wren.

Gurley says he then ran off the road and struck several trees.

Thompson wasn’t wearing his seatbelt.

The sheriff’s department is investigating the wreck.