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Wreck claims child’s life in Lawrence County

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle accident on Lee Hedgepeth Road just before 2 p.m. Sunday.

An 8-year-old boy died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

“I would like to say a special thank you to the Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop M Accident Reconstruction team for coming out and reconstructing the accident scene,” said Sheriff Ryan Everett via statement.

“Although all names have been withheld, please continue to remember the family members of these horrific incidents in your prayers. We all know there is a need, and the most important, God, knows the identities. Pray for comfort and peace for all involved,” Everett said.