Paulo Salazar

About Paulo Salazar

Paulo comes to us from San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from Mississippi State University in 2007 and loves his MSU Bulldogs. Paulo has been with WCBI News over four years and curerently serves as the Weekend Anchor and weekly reporter. To contact him feel free to email him at paulosalazar@wcbi.com or follow him on twitter @paulosalazar34.

Monroe County Fatal

MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A Monroe County man is dead Saturday morning after his truck collides head on into a tree.

According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, The accident happened at the intersection of US 278 and Highway 8 East at Greenwood Springs.

42 year old Randal Shawn Phillips of Wren was traveling on Highway 8 in his 1999 Chevy pickup when he failed to make the stop sign at the intersection of 278 and hit a tree head on.

Phillips was pronounced dead at the scene due to multiple trauma.

Authorities say he was not wearing his seatbelt and was alone at the time of the accident.