David Loper Killed; Joshua Horton Injured in Accident at I-20 in Lauderdale County, MS

May 8, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
David Loper, Joshua Horton
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-20, Jackson, Lauderdale County, MS, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Mississippi Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Two 18-wheelers were involved in a collision

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-20 in Lauderdale County, MS on May 8th, 2023. Police say the incident involved a pair of 18-wheelers colliding. Investigators allege 59-year-old David Loper was killed in the collision while the other driver, 34-year-old Joshua Horton, had non-life-threatening injuries. Police say the incident happened around midnight and did not have additional information to share.

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