Vicksburg man killed in early-morning accident

Published 6:17 am Monday, December 23, 2019

A Vicksburg man is dead following an early-morning accident Monday in Hinds County.

According to a release from the Mississippi Highway Patrol, John A. Lumbley Jr., 24 of Vicksburg, died when the 2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor he was driving lost control, left the roadway and overturned before colliding with a tree.

Authorities said the accident happened just before 1 a.m. on Mississippi 27 near Charlie Brown Road.

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Lumbley was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the accident and died as a result of his injuries.

The cause of the accident is unknown.