Wren man dies in Tupelo accident

1STOCK Accident SeatbeltGlass graphicTUPELO – A Wren man died Sunday morning from injuries sustained in a single car accident Saturday evening according to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley

James E. Thompson, 57, was driving north on McAllister Road when authorities say he lost control of his Chevy pickup truck and ran off the roadway, striking multiple trees.

Thompson was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

He died at the North Mississippi Medical Center Sunday morning after being airlifted there and treated for his accidents Saturday night.

The crash is being investigated by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.