Mississippi man dies several days after head-on collision

Published 5:05 am Monday, June 27, 2022

A Mississippi man who was involved in a head-on collision earlier this month has died from the injuries he received in the accident.

William Elbert Tallent, Jr., 53, of Bigbee, died several days after a June 17 motor vehicle accident in Smithville.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Tallent was driving a 1998 GMC pickup traveling north on Highway 25 in Smithville. Tallent’s vehicle then reportedly collided head-on with a 2006 Dodge Charger.

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Tallent was reportedly wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

Tallent was taken to a regional hospital, where he died on June 23.