According to WAPT, the crash was reported around 6:30 a.m. on Highway 28. An empty log truck which was traveling eastbound crashed into a truck carrying gravel in the opposite direction.
One of the trucks overturned, blocking lanes in both directions east of Hazlehurst. Charles Ray Halford, 50, the driver of the log truck, died and the scene, and the other driver, James E. Millender, 49, of Crystal Springs, was flown to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, where he later died, authorities said.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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