Fatal Accident on Marquette Road in Brandon – 8-16-2014
Brandon, Mississippi – At 6:43 AM Brandon Police Department was dispatched to a single vehicle wreck on Marquette Road between the General Motors facility and Brown Bottling Group.
Brandon Police Department, upon arriving on scene, witnessed a single vehicle accident involving a box truck. Initial reports indicate that the driver appeared to have left the roadway and struck a power line. The driver of the box truck died on scene.
Brandon Police Department Investigators and the Rankin County Coroner are currently on scene determining the cause of death.
The name of the victim is being withheld at this time until next of kin has been notified.
BPD Press Release (PDF)