Monday, July 23, 2018

Tragedy on Fannin Landing Circle

The Sheriff's Facebook post is below regarding the fatal accident on Fannin Landing Circle.

One Killed in Accident on Fannin Landing Circle
On Saturday afternoon July 21st, 2018 at approximately 2:00 p.m., the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a two vehicle accident in the 100 block of Fannin Landing Circle in Rankin County. Rankin County Deputies along with the Reservoir Fire Department, Pafford Ambulance and Aircare responded to the serious accident. Once on scene, responders found that a motorcycle had collided with a Jeep SUV head on causing serious injuries to the driver of the motorcycle. The male driver of the jeep sustained minor injuries.The driver of the motorcycle was airlifted to UMC where he passed away later in evening.
Rankin County Coroner David Ruth responded to UMC and he has identified the deceased as Justin Taylor Simmons, a 22 yoa male from Rankin County.
The accident is currently under investigation by Rankin County Deputies and Rankin County Corner David Ruth.

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