MS Man Orlando Gates ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Aberdeen Fatal Vehicle Crash

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MONROE COUNTY, MS. (THECOUNT) — Orlando Gates, of Aberdeen, Kentucky, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday night vehicle crash in Monroe County.

Gates, 43, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Aberdeen Wednesday night.

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According to reports, Gates was operating a pickup truck on Highway 145 north of Aberdeen, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then entered a culvert and rolled over near the National Guard Armory.

Gates was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Monroe County is a county on the northeast border of the U.S. state of Mississippi next to Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,989. Its county seat is Aberdeen – Wikipedia.

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