A two-car crash took the life of a Lucedale man around 4 p.m. on Thursday.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, a Perkinston man was driving an 18-wheeler west on Highway 26 when he crashed head-on with a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado that was headed eastbound in the westbound lane.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was taken to an area hospital and treated for minor injuries. The driver of the Silverado was pronounced dead on the scene.

Neither driver was wearing a seat belt.

The crash is under investigation, no criminal charges have been filed.

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