From MHP reports
At about 8:00 a.m. on November 17, 2021, MHP responded to a fatal crash on US 45 and MS 388 in Noxubee Co.
A white and blue 1998 Kenworth driven by 37-year-old Benjamin Douglas Kirk of Noxapater, MS, was northbound on US 45 when the front of his vehicle collided with the left side of the trailer of a light blue 2021 Peterbilt driven by 24-year-old Kasey Brock Gearig of Macon, MS as he was entering US 45 from MS 788. Mr. Gearig was not injured in the crash. Mr. Kirk was pronounced dead on the scene.
This accident remains under investigation by MHP.