Wreck blamed on afternoon sun’s glare

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 8, 2000

Willie Brown of Yazoo City describes to police how he was blinded Thursday afternoon by the setting sun while driving west on Interstate 20 when he crested a hill just past the Halls Ferry Road exit. He said he was trying to pull his Buick Century off to the left shoulder when his car was struck by a Nissan pickup. The driver of the pickup, James Harrison Jr., 302 Warren St., said a red truck that was in front of him quickly changed lanes to avoid Brown’s slowing vehicle and he didn’t have time to stop. No one was injured in the accident that slowed rush hour traffic for half an hour. (The Vicksburg Post/PAT SHANNAHAN)

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