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Pontotoc County Man Dies In Car Accident

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – One person died in a two car accident in Pontotoc County Thursday.

According to Sheriff Leo Mask, it happened around 8:00 p.m.

45 year old Teddy Dowdy and 42 year old Mitchell Hopkins were in a vehicle that sideswiped another car on Pontocola Road. Both men were thrown from the car. Dowdy was killed. Matthews was taken to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Sheriff Mask says streets were slick at the time of the wreck.