Oxford man killed in two-vehicle wreck

Published 10:18 am Saturday, November 11, 2017

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal wreck that occurred around 5 p.m. Friday near Highway 6 and University Avenue.

Chris White, 45, of Oxford was crossing the intersection of Highway 6 and University Avenue when his pickup was struck on the driver side of the vehicle by a westbound log truck.

Lafayette County Coroner Rocky Kennedy pronounced White dead at the scene.

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A passenger in White’s vehicle and the truck driver were transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi with injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.

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