The accident which killed a 19 year-old last week in East Grenada County remains under investigation as the sheriff’s department is trying to determine the cause of the fatal crash.
According to Grenada County Sheriff’s Office, 19-year-old Maxley Byron Baxter remains in an intensive care unit following the Sept. 24 accident which occurred on Graysport Crossing Road near Grenada Lake.
The accident killed a 19-year-old victim identified as Austin Chamberlain of Georgia who was pronounced dead at the scene when authorities arrived.
The crash happened near Harrys Road shortly before the Gums Crossing fork. According to authorities, both Baxter and Chamberlain were students at Mississippi State University. Authorities said Baxter, who was driving a Ford F-250, has relatives in Grenada County.
Officials said with the accident still under investigation, it has yet to be determined whether speed or alcohol was a factor.