Tragedy hits close to home

Staff Writer

  A one vehicle accident claimed the life of a Grenada man on Interstate 55 on Thanksgiving Day.
According to the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol, the accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. in Holmes County near Durant.
Sgt. Ronnie Shive, public affairs officers with MHP’s Troop D, identified the victim as Andre Flowers, 32, who was killled in the accident.
According to Shive, Flowers was traveling north on the interstate when he lost control of his 2013 Dodge Ram.
“Flowers’ vehicle exited the roadway east of the northbound lane before overturning several times,” Shive said. “He was pronounced dead at the scene.”