OPD, OFD responds to fatal wreck Saturday on Chucky Mullins bridge

Published 9:21 am Monday, April 8, 2024

The Oxford Police Department and other first responders responded to a fatal wreck Saturday.

The one-vehicle wreck occurred around 2:22 p.m. on Highway 6 East at the Chucky Mullins Drive bridge.

Officers, along with the Oxford Fire Department and EMS, arrived and found a 1997 Ford F-150 upside down. They discovered the driver of the vehicle was deceased and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The driver was identified as Jerome William Allen, 58, of Water Valley.

Allen was the only occupant of the vehicle, and no other vehicles were involved.

The cause of the wreck is still under investigation.