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Teen dies in high-speed 1-car accident

An 18-year-old Mississippi man in was killed in a one-car accident on Sept. 29. The fatal car crash took place in Ocean Springs at around 12:30 a.m. while the deceased victim was a passenger in a silver Ford Mustang. A 22-year-old passenger and the 18-year-old man who was driving the vehicle were both injured in the crash.

The Mustang was reportedly traveling at excessive speeds before the fatal car accident occurred. While driving southbound along Belle Fontaine Road, the Mustang driver exited the roadway. After traveling about 200 yards off the road, the car rolled over and hit a tree. take place when a driver does not maintain their lane.

The two passengers were ejected from the Mustang during the crash, and the 18-year-old passenger was declared dead at the scene. The driver and the passenger who survived the accident were both taken to Ocean Springs Hospital after the accident. By the afternoon, both of the surviving auto accident victims were listed in stable condition. The crash took place not far from Ocean Springs High School where the deceased victim had recently graduated.

The surviving family members of a person who has been killed in a motor vehicle accident caused by the negligence of another motorist often have to deal with immediate financial circumstances in addition to their grief. Funeral and burial expenses must be met, and the contributions to household expenses made by the decedent have to somehow be replaced. People facing this situation may want to meet with an attorney to see if a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the at-fault driver would be an appropriate way of seeking compensation for those types of losses.

Source: Golf Live, "Ocean Springs teen killed in early morning accident Thursday," Warren Kulo, Sept. 29, 2016

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