Mississippi man killed after early morning crash on rural highway

Published 2:22 pm Sunday, July 17, 2022

A Mississippi man died early Sunday morning after his car ran off a rural highway.

At approximately 4:25 a.m. Sunday morning, the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Highway 18 in Claiborne County.

A 2017 Honda Accord driven by 26-year-old Justin R. Selvy, of Vicksburg, traveled east on Highway 18 when it left the road and collided with a tree on the westbound shoulder. Selvy received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene.

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According to MHP, Selvy was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.

This crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.