Mississippi man dies in early morning crash on Natchez Trace

Published 9:12 am Thursday, July 21, 2022

A man was killed early Thursday morning when his vehicle left the Natchez Trace Parkway down an embankment and hit a tree.

Adams County Coroner James Lee has identified the driver as 27-year-old Garrett Keating, of Natchez. He was pronounced deceased at 2:14 a.m., Lee said.

It is unclear what may have caused the accident at this time, he added. The crash is being investigated by Adams County Sheriff’s Office.

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“My sincere condolences goes out to his family and friends,” Lee said. “This was a terrible tragedy.”