||Man dies in wreck
CHICKASAW COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) — A man is dead and two others were taken to the hospital after a Friday afternoon traffic accident south of Okolona.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol says 47-year-old William Browning of Myrtle died in the head-on collision on Highway 245 about a half mile from Highway 45 Alternate.
Master Sergeant Criss Turnipseed says Browning was driving his pickup north when a sport utility vehicle slammed into him around 3:30 p.m. He died where the wreck happened.
A 48-year-old passenger in the truck was taken to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo with non-life threatening injuries.
Turnipseed adds the driver of the SUV, 28-year-old Yolanda Keeton of Houston, was taken to the hospital in Tupelo with critical injuries.