Brandon man killed in wreck

Published 9:42 am Monday, February 11, 2019

A Brandon man was killed when his Camaro left the highway and struck a tree off Interstate 20 eastbound just east of the Mississippi River bridge.

Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey said Kenneth Yount, 68, of Brandon was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck, which occurred about 9:18 p.m. Sunday.

A passenger in the car was injured and flown by helicopter to University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He has not been identified.

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The wreck occurred between the exit off the bridge and the eastbound U.S. 61 South exit.


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John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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