One killed after truck hits tree

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A 51-year-old from Saucier died Wednesday morning in an accident at Shaw Road, just north of Highway 53 in Harrison County. It happened around 6:30am.

According to Sheriff Melvin Brisolara, a pick-up truck carrying Carl Cox left the roadway, turned on its side, and hit a tree.  Cox was the passenger in that truck.  He died at the scene.

The 18-year-old driver was taken to Garden Park Medical Center.  His name has not been released.

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