Fatal crash claims life of Lafayette County resident
Published 11:12 am Friday, February 3, 2017
The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a single-car crash that killed a Lafayette County resident.
Deputies responded to County Road 371, also known locally as Pleasant Ridge Road, off Highway 7 near Water Valley at about 5:10 p.m. Thursday.
The SUV, driven by James Trent Ray, 61, went off the road for unknown reasons.
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Ray was pronounced dead at the scene by Lafayette County Coroner Rocky Kennedy.