Motorcyclist killed in Jackson County accident

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A motorcyclist died in an accident on Lemoyne Blvd in Jackson County Monday afternoon around 4:45 p.m.

According to Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd 24-year-old Vincent Wescovich Jr. of Ocean Springs was headed East on Lemoyne Boulevard when he hit a curb and lost control then crashed.

Sheriff Byrd said investigators believe speed was a factor because witnesses said the he was traveling at a high rate of speed.

Investigators will do a recreation of the accident and a speed analysis to determine how fast Wescovich was going.

Sheriff Byrd said Wescovich had just bought the motorcycle today. Wescovich was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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