Andrew Olen Pierce Killed After Head-on Crash with 18-Wheeler

27-year-old Andrew Olen Pierce died on Tuesday after his Jeep ran into an 18-wheeler truck on Highway 26 outside of Poplarville, Mississippi.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the crash took place at about 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of CJ Seals Road and Highway 26.

Pierce was reportedly driving east when he crossed over the center line, entering the westbound lanes where the 18-wheeler was driving. Pierce was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. He was not wearing a seatbelt according to police.

The driver of the 18-wheeler, William Simmons, 52, did not appear to suffer any injuries, and was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the wreck.



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