A crash just north of Booneville has claimed the life of a Rienzi man.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Staff Sgt. Bryan McGee said 67-year-old Michael Keller of Rienzi was killed in the collision at the intersection of US Highway 45 and County Road 8050 north of the Booneville city limits just before 6:20 a.m. Tuesday.

A vehicle driven by Keller was eastbound on the county road and collided with a semi-truck going north on the highway, said McGee.

No information was available on the condition of the semi-truck driver.

Banner Independent Editor

Managing editor of the Daily Corinthian’s sister newspaper, Booneville’s Banner-Independent, Brant Sappington has been a member of the Daily Corinthian family since 2001.

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