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Victim identified in fatal Biloxi accident

Flowers mark the spot of a deadly rollover crash (Photo Source: WLOX News) Flowers mark the spot of a deadly rollover crash (Photo Source: WLOX News)
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BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Investigators have identified the victim of an early morning one-car wreck left one dead.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said 24-year-old Eddy Sang Torres was killed in the rollover crash.

The accident happened Saturday morning at the corner of Lee Street and Highway 90, just east of the Small Craft Harbor in Biloxi.

Hargrove said a vehicle driver by Torres hit a curb and crossed over the road before hitting another curb. The vehicle then hit a U-turn sign and a palm tree and then flipped over.

Torres was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to Hargrove. 

Hargrove said Torres died from blunt force trauma to the head.

Toxicology results are pending.

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