A one-vehicle accident in Senatobia claimed the lives of two local men.
Tate County Deputy Coroner Ernie Lentz said the crash occurred on Hammond Hill Road during the early morning hours Saturday, May 14.
Lentz identified the deceased as Edwin “Mack” Burchfield III, 21, and Coleman Ward, 23, both of Senatobia.
First responders were dispatched to the scene at 2:33 a.m., after receiving reports of a one-vehicle accident. According to Lentz, a white 2009 Chevrolet pickup driven by Burchfield was headed southbound on Hammond Hill when the vehicle left the dry roadway and collided with a tree before catching fire.
Both Burchfield and Ward were pronounced dead on scene by Lentz.
The accident remains under investigation by the Senatobia Police Department.