February 15, 2017
Traffic Accident Claims the Life of a Reservoir Resident
Reservoir Police responded to a two-car collision this morning at approximately 6:50 am at the intersection of Spillway Road and Spann Drive in Rankin County. Reservoir Fire Personnel had to extricate the most seriously injured victim for treatment and transport to Merit Hospital in Flowood, Mississippi where he was pronounced deceased. He has been identified as Howard Carlton Lowther, 61, of Brandon (Reservoir Area). The driver of the other vehicle had a report of pain and a laceration but was taken to the hospital by private vehicle.
Chief Perry Waggener of the Reservoir Police Department stated “The preliminary investigation indicates that one of the vehicles turned across Spillway Road from Spann Drive in the path of the other vehicle.”
The accident is still under investigation at this time.