Mississippi teen killed after losing control of his car, striking embankment

Published 2:53 pm Saturday, July 2, 2022

A Mississippi teenager was killed early Saturday when he lost control of his car and crashed into an embankment, state troopers reported.

Daquant Veal, 16, of Woodville, was killed at approximately 2:40 a.m. Saturday on Highway 24 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers reported.

Troopers believe he lost control of his 2004 Chevy Malibu, left the roadway and struck the embankment.

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Investigators said he died at the scene.