Carriere man dies in ATV collision

Published 9:19 am Wednesday, March 2, 2022

A Carriere man died in one vehicle collision that occurred Monday night.

Maj. Marc Ogden said deputies were called at about 10 p.m. on Monday to a location along White Chapel Road where they found an overturned ATV. Investigation into the incident determined the vehicle was being operated by 29-year-old Tyler Scott Murphy of Carriere at the time of the collision, who was found at the scene unresponsive.

No other vehicles were involved, Ogden said.

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EMS personnel with AAA Ambulance arrived to render aid and later pronounced Murphy as deceased on the scene, Ogden said.

Alcohol use is suspected to be a contributing factor in the incident, Ogden said.