||Update: Name released of person killed in wreck
PONTOTOC COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the name of the man who died in a traffic accident Friday morning.
Troopers identified the man as 52-year-old Rickey Bagwell of Pontotoc.
Master Sergeant Ray Hall says Bagwell was driving a van north on Rocky Ford Road when he pulled out in front of the semi, which was heading west on Highway 278 before 5 a.m.
The driver of the semi and a passenger were not hurt.