The Mississippi Highway Patrol investigated a two-vehicle crash in George County that occurred on Highway 26, east of Highway 63, at approximately 05:00am.
Upon arrival, it appeared Jeffery A. Scott, 42 year old white male of Lucedale, was traveling eastbound on a 2011 Harley Davidson Motorcycle, when a westbound 1999 Mercury Mystique driven by Jimmy S. Cuevas Jr., 45 year old white male of Wiggins crossed the center line into the eastbound lane. The Mercury crashed into the Harley and ejected Jeffery A. Scott off of his motorcycle.
Scott was pronounced dead at the scene a result of the injuries sustained in the crash. The driver of the Mercury was transported to George County Regional Hospital with minor injuries.
The crash is still under investigation, we will update with more information as it becomes available.