Early morning crash in Stone County claims one life

Image source: Lewis Husband.
Image source: Lewis Husband.

STONE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - According to Stone County Sheriff's Department, Philipe White, 40, of Wiggins is dead after a fatal crash Friday morning.

Stone County officials received a call about an accident just after 5 a.m.

Lieutenant Lewis Husband, with Stone County Sheriff's Department, said White was under the influence of alcohol and drove his vehicle into a concrete barrier on the side of New Hope Road.

Authorities said White died at the scene.

The crash is under further investigation.

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