WILKINSON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) is investigating a crash that killed a man in Wilkinson County.

The crash happened around 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26 on Mississippi 24.

According to MHP, a car was traveling west on the highway when it left the road, collided with several trees and caught fire.

Troopers said the driver, Jeremy Coates, 48, of Monroe, Louisiana, died at the scene.