George County Teen Dies in Car Crash

GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A George County High School Senior has died just two weeks shy of graduation.

Lieutenant Johnny Poulols with the Mississippi Highway Patrol confirms 18 year old Joseph Foster was killed when his car ran off the road while traveling south on Highway 613 just north of the Jackson-George County Line.

The accident occurred around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon.

Poulos says the car struck a tree after leaving the road, ejecting Foster from the vehicle.

He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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