November 7, 2021

Pearl, MS - Cynthia Witt Killed, Martin Hillman Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on US-49 Near Brandon Rd

Pearl, MS (November 07, 2021) - One person was killed and another injured during a l two-car accident in Rankin County on Friday, November 5th.

Officials with the Mississippi Highway Patrol said that 49-year-old Cynthia M. Witt, a resident of Brandon, died at the scene on US-49 in the area of Brandon Road at about 11:15 p.m.

Witt was driving southbound on US-49 in a 2000 Toyota Echo when she collided with an oncoming 2016 Honda Accord being driven by 57-year-old Martin D. Hillman, a resident of Byram.

The Rankin County Coroner pronounced Witt dead at the scene. 

Hillman was taken by ambulance to the University of Mississippi Medical Center with undisclosed injuries.

This accident is under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mrs. Cynthia M. Witt, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.

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Mississippi’s Department of Health announced that the state’s rate of deadly car accidents is .83%, showing that for every 10,000 citizens, Mississippi sees 83 fatal auto crashes. Unfortunately, this rate considerably outpaces the nationwide average of 62 car crash-related deaths per 10,000 United States residents, a rate of .62%.

A reliable Mississippi personal injury attorney will apply the most modernized and efficient techniques in order to reveal the precise cause of your accident. This little but significant detail will be the main factor in confirming whether or not your claim entitles you to pursue financial recovery for your accident-related losses.

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After forty years of practicing law, our Pearl personal injury attorneys have plenty of experience in working with every kind of personal injury accident and understand what it takes to win your claim. Our firm’s attorneys have worked hard to earn their exceptional performance histories, impressive case win/loss ratios, and outstanding reputations.  

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, the Pearl car accident lawyers at Germany Law Firm, PLLC are ready to safeguard your rights. We have the ability and the experience you need to secure the financial compensation you and your family deserve 

If you were injured by the carelessness or negligence of another person, then we urge you have your claim evaluated. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Mississippi. Call our law offices at (601) 487-0555 to schedule an appointment with our 

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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. 

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