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Search on for hit, run driver

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is still searching for the man they say is responsible for a hit and run crash Friday that resulted in the death of 22-year-old Samuel Andrew Spraberry. (November 25, 2013, Page 1A)

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    Oxford man found dead in car

    An Oxford man was found dead in his vehicle Friday. Coroner Rocky Kennedy said this morning it appears Mike Alderson, 64, may have suffered a heart attack before plunging his vehicle into a pond on private property. (October 28, 2013, Page 2A)

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      Oxford man killed in wreck

      The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal wreck that happened Tuesday morning on Highway 6 at the Lafayette/Pontotoc county line.  Carl E. Lockhart, 47, of Oxford was pronounced dead at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi after his Dodge Charger collided with a truck hauling logs at 7:20 a.m. Tuesday while traveling east on the highway. The wreck is still under investigation. (October 8, 2013, Page 1)

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        Fatal wreck claims life of local man

        Whitney Anthony Blanchard, 22, of Harmontown was killed Friday evening when he lost control of his vehicle, possibly due to a seizure. (May 28, 2013, Page 3A)

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          Wife of retired NFL player killed in wreck

          Xanaka Burgess, wife of former Ole Mis Rebel and NFL player Derrick Burgess, was killed Thursday when her car hydroplaned on Highway 9 in Pontotoc County. (April 12, 2013, Page 2A)

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            Water Valley man killed in wreck

            A 25-year-old Water Valley man was killed Sunday after his vehicle ran off the side of the road for unknown reasons. (August 1, 2012, Page 2)

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              Woman killed in wreck

              A 23-year-old woman was killed Monday in an early-morning wreck. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Ariel “Channing” Mitchell Rodgers was traveling on Highway 328 at 7:13 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle and struck a tree. She was the only occupant in the vehicle. Read Tuesday’s Oxford EAGLE for more information. (June 20, 2011)

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                LHS grad, 19, killed in wreck

                Demetrius Owens, 19, of Lafayette County was killed Friday morning when the car he was a passenger in overturned, throwing him out of the vehicle. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford. (more…) (May 27, 2011)

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                  WV teen killed in weekend wreck

                  A Water Valley High School graduate was killed late early Sunday morning when his vehicle ran off the road for unknown reasons.

                  Jeremy Michael Barber, 19, was pronounced dead by Yalobusha County coroner Ronnie Stark just after midnight Sunday on Highway 32 East.

                  Barber suffered massive trauma during the one-vehicle wreck. It was unknown this morning what caused Barber to lose control of his vehicle. (November 15, 2010, Page 2A)

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                    Wreck claims life

                    Scott Franklin, 35, was killed Monday night when he lost control of his pickup while traveling on County Road 143 off Old Sardis Road, according to Lafayette County Sheriff’s Investigator Scott Mills. Friends will remember his smile, good sense of humor and big heart. (April 27, 2010, Page 1)

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