Lucedale man dead after ATV accident

GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol says a 22-year-old man's attempt to ride an ATV across a major highway cost him his life. Authorities say Blake Mills of Lucedale died Sunday morning at an Alabama hospital.

The accident happened around 8 o'clock Saturday night in George County on Highway 57, two miles south of Highway 26.

Officers say Mills had been riding an ATV along a trail that runs next to Highway 57, then tried to cross the highway and was struck by a truck.

Mills was taken to George County Hospital then flown to USA Medical Center in Mobile where he died.