CANTON, Miss. (WJTV) — One person died in a crash in Canton Monday night.
Madison County Coroner Alex Breeland said 25-year-old Josten Day died from his injuries.
The crash happened on Highway 51 Monday evening.
Police Day was headed north on the two-lane highway when a driver traveling in the opposite direction tried to pass a car.
Authorities said Day went off the road to keep from hitting the vehicle head-on. Law enforcement said he lost control of the vehicle and hit a pole.
Day was wearing a seatbelt.