Mississippi man killed in crash as he was exiting interstate early Sunday morning

Published 2:28 pm Sunday, December 17, 2023

A Mississippi man was killed in a crash early Sunday morning as he was exiting the interstate.

Eric Phillips, 34, of Vicksburg, was killed in the one-vehicle wreck that occurred after midnight Sunday.

According to Vicksburg police, Phillips was driving on the Halls Ferry Road exit when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed.

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Police say Phillips was trying to gain control of the vehicle when the vehicle he was driving hit a tree.

Phillips was pronounced dead on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Vicksburg Police Department .