One dead after truck reportedly flips over median in Monroe County


MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – An Aliceville, Alabama man was killed in a Monore County accident.

The crash happened Sunday night on Highway 45 Alternate in Prairie.

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Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley said Alphonsia Sommerville Jr., 67, was pulling a trailer with his pick-up truck when a tire had a blowout.

Sommerville’s wife told investigators the truck flipped over in the median after the blowout.

Her husband died at the scene.

State troopers are investigating the accident.