Meridian man dies in crash on I-20

Cheryl Owens / The Meridian Star

A vehicle crash on I-20 claimed the life of a Meridian man early Wednesday morning.


A Meridian man died in a vehicle crash on I-20 near Meehan early Wednesday morning.

At 2:27 a.m. Wednesday, David Talley, 56, who was driving a Ford Taurus, collided with an 18-wheeler, said Sgt. Jameka Moore of Mississippi Highway Patrol. The 18-wheeler had previously overturned into the highway.

“The front of the passenger car struck the 18-wheeler that was overturned into the highway,” Moore said.

Moore said the two occupants of the 18-wheeler did not need to be transported to the hospital.

Mississippi Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the accident.

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