Man traveling with two dogs killed in Mississippi interstate accident

Published 1:49 pm Wednesday, March 22, 2023

A Mississippi man, who was traveling with two dogs, was killed in an accident on the interstate Wednesday morning.

John Clayton Kabbes Jr., 32 of Clinton, was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Vicksburg Monday morning.

First responders received a call a little after 4 a.m. indicating that a vehicle had left the roadway and overturned while heading eastbound on Interstate 20 near the Halls Ferry exit.

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According to Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey, Kabbes’ cause of death was blunt-force trauma received in the accident.

Two dogs were traveling with Kabbes in a portable kennel. After the collision, responders were able to save one of them.

However, the other escaped the vehicle and was struck on the interstate.