Louisiana man dies in Mississippi interstate accident

Published 9:26 am Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating an interstate crash that killed a Louisiana man Saturday afternoon.

State troopers say the crash happened shortly after 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 on Interstate 55 in Pike County.

According to MHP, a 2018 Mercedes SUV, driven by Ledarius Weary, 29, of Baton Rouge, was traveling south on I-55 when it left the road and collided with a tree in the median.

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Weary died at the scene.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol continues to investigate the accident.