Accident takes life of local man

Published 5:46 pm Thursday, November 1, 2007

This accident on Interstate 59 Wednesday afternoon took the life of a Picayune resident, Larry Pearson, 63, of 525 River Road. The accident occurred at about 1 p.m. when the driver lost control of the vehicle, left the road and impacted a tree in the median. Pearson was ejected from the vehicle and was taken to the hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries, said Mississippi Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Sgt. Joe Gazzo.

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