GREENWOOD SPRINGS – A Wren man died Saturday Feb. 16 as a result of a motor vehicle accident, according to a report from Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley.
According to the report, Randal ‘Shawn’ Phillips, 42, was traveling on Highway 8 East in a 1999 Chevrolet truck until he failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of highways 8 and 278.
Phillips struck a tree head on at 10:10 p.m. and was declared dead at the scene. Gurley reports the cause of death was from multiple trauma from the accident. According to the report, Phillips was not wearing a seatbelt and there were no other passengers in the vehicle.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.