Humboldt Man Killed in Wreck in Mississippi

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

MONROE COUNTY, Miss. - The collision of two 18-wheelers in Monroe County, Miss., has claimed the life of a Humboldt man.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Chad Mitchell Blankenship, 32, crashed with another northbound semi at 11:01 a.m. He was traveling along Highway 45 Alternate, just north of Okolona Road.

Troopers said Blankenship was the only person in the truck and was wearing his seat belt.

The condition of the other driver was not released.

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