Troopers work fatal accident on I-59 involving Louisiana man

Published 2:16 pm Thursday, April 15, 2021

A Louisiana man died after his vehicle was struck by another while parked on the side of Interstate 59 in Pearl River County.

According to a press release from the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the collision occurred on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at approximately 10:50 a.m.

At that time the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Interstate 59 in Pearl River County.

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The collision involved a 2006 Infiniti G35 driven by Mark Harris, 41, of Monroe, La. that was stopped on the shoulder of I-59 south.

During the same time, a 2016 Chevrolet 2500 truck driven by Simon Morley, 54, of Cumming, Ga. was traveling south on I-59.

Both vehicles made contact on the shoulder of I-59, during which Mark Harris received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene, the release states.