Harrison County, MS (July 20, 2022) - A fatal car accident took place on Thursday, July 14, at approximately 12 pm. The Highway Patrol reported to the side of a crash that occurred on Highway 67.
MS HP reports indicate that 64-year-old Rickey Latch was traveling north in a Toyota four Runner on Highway 67. For unknown reasons, his vehicle collided with a Mack 600, which was driven by 50-year-old Roy Smith. The incident blocked the intersection of East Wortham Road.
Mississippi Highway Patrol and firefighters closed off a portion of the northbound side of the roadway while working to clear the scene.
Latch suffered significant injuries due to the motor vehicle accident. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol at this time.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family of Rickey Latch at this time.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
Crashes across the state of Mississippi take the lives of hundreds of people every year. There are many cases where innocent people are killed in accidents as a result of negligence. In fact, negligent actions are the leading cause of all accidents in the United States every year.
There are many cases where people lose their lives as a result of drivers who are speeding. Distractions, impairment, and recklessness are other leading factors in most motor vehicle accidents across the state. When innocent people are fatally injured as a result of these and other acts of negligence, their families may be able to file a wrongful death claim against the negligent party. Our wrongful death lawyers in Harrison County are available to help you see compensation from the person who is responsible for your loved one’s death.
Our team at The Germany Law Firm, PLLC takes great pride in the fearless and knowledgeable representation that we deliver for all of our clients. Our car accident lawyers in Harrison County can help your family pursue a wrongful death claim to ensure you are able to get justice. Our team will fight to make sure your family gets the money necessary for funeral arrangements, burial expenses, and a variety of other financial burdens and losses that you have to deal with as a result of your loved one losing their life.
Our lawyers will fight to help you get justice and hold the person who is responsible to account. We will stop at nothing to ensure you are able to obtain the verdict you expect and deserve for your wrongful death claim.
You can reach out to our Mississippi personal injury law firm today by calling (601) 487-0555 to schedule a free case evaluation. Our lawyers are available to take your call and get started.
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Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.