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Lucedale man killed in head-on crash identified

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The Mississippi Highway Patrol has identified the man killed in a head-on collision in George County on Thursday afternoon.

MHP spokesman Chase Elkins said John Goff, of Lucedale, died when he hit an 18-wheeler head-on on Hwy. 26 near the intersection of Frank Murphy Rd.

Elkins said Goff, 72, was driving the wrong way in the westbound lanes when the crash happened around 4 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries. Neither driver was wearing a seat belt.

Elkins said the investigation is ongoing, and no criminal charges have been filed.

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