Victim of fatal wreck in D’Iberville identified

I10 Wreck
MHP says there is a fatality as a result of this wreck on I-10.

An 81-year-old Alabama man died this morning in a crash on Interstate 10 near D’Iberville.

Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the scene about 8 a.m., responding to a call about a collision just east of the D’Iberville exit on I-10 .

Jackson County Coroner Bruce Lynd Jr., said James Cockrell of Daphne, Alabama, was the driver of the passenger car that hit a parked 18-wheeler between mile markers 50 and 51 in Jackson County.

Trooper Cal Robertson said the 18-wheeler was stopped on the shoulder when the crash happened.

Traffic was slowed for about two hours while the vehicles were removed from the interstate.

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