One dead in Simpson County crash


SIMPSON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A man died following a crash on U.S. 49 at Cato Road on Friday night. Joseph Millis, 26, died at the scene, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP).

Investigators said Millis’ 2003 Dodge Ram truck was traveling west from Cato Road. An RV, driven by 46-year-old Michael Moix, of Conway, Arkansas, was traveling northbound on U.S. 49. The Dodge Ram entered the northbound lane of U.S. 49, and both vehicles collided, according to troopers.

Moix suffered minor injuries, but three others in the RV were not injured.

The crash is under investigation.

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