Harrison County coroner identifies victim in fatal I-10 wreck

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove confirmed to WLOX News 51-year-old Anthony Caney of Tallahassee, FL, died around 2:30 p.m. following an accident Wednesday morning.

According to Hargrove, Caney was driving a truck that was hooked to an empty horse trailer,

He says Caney was driving eastbound on Interstate 10 when he approached traffic at mile marker 44 at the Cedar Lake overpass.

Hargrove says Caney applied his brakes, but it was too late. The coroner says Caney crashed into an 18-wheeler.

Caney was transported to Garden Park Hospital, where he died from blunt force trauma.

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