19-year-old Perkinston man dies in single-vehicle accident over the weekend

PERKINSTON, Miss. (WXXV) — Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Perkinston man.

MHP said in a press release that troopers responded to a traffic accident about 7:26 p.m. Saturday evening on US 49 north. The 2009 Honda Accord left the roadway and hit a tree before catching fire.

The 19-year-old, identified as Braylon Kamrio Swanigan of Perkinston, was a passenger in the vehicle. He was pronouned dead at the scene.

A second passenger suffered life-threatening injuries and two others received moderate injuries in the crash.

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