MS Man Jerry White ID’d As Victim In Thursday Night Belmont Cemetery Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

BELMONT, MS. (THECOUNT) — Jerry White, of Dennis, Mississippi, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash in Belmont Thursday night.

“Doublewide” White, 26, was killed Thursday night in a single-vehicle crash on New Bethel Road in Belmont.

According to Friday morning reports, White was operating a vehicle on New Bethel Road sometime before 9 p.m. Thursday, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle then made contact with a tree near the Belmont Cemetery.

White was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma.

A passenger in the car was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

An off-duty deputy sheriff who lives nearby found the wreckage at 9 p.m., reports WTVA.

According to Facebook, White worked as a welder at Sunair Products Inc and was a supervisor at Sunshine Mills.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Belmont is a town in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 2,021 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.