Escatawpa, MS – Kennon Barton, 41, Killed in Fatal Accident with 18-Wheeler on I-10 near Gautier

Escatawpa, MS (June 9, 2023) – A man identified as 41-year-old Kennon Barton lost his life in a fatal traffic accident on an interstate near Escatawpa. The accident occurred on Wednesday, June 7. 

The man was headed west on Interstate 10 between Escatawpa and Gautier when he was involved in a collision with an 18-wheeler. The circumstances of the incident are still under local law enforcement investigation at this time. 

The semi-truck driver did not sustain any injuries in the accident, according to local reports. Barton was a beloved English teacher at Ocean Springs High School and will be missed by many. 

The Mississippi Highway Patrol continues to investigate the circumstances of the crash. No other details have been reported to the public at this time. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Kennon Barton at this time. 

Mississippi Semi-Truck Accidents

Escatawpa, MS - Kennon Barton, 41, Killed in Fatal Accident with 18-Wheeler on I-10 near Gautier

Truck accidents happen every single day in the state of Mississippi. These accidents land thousands of people in the hospital every year and take hundreds of lives. Mississippi actually has 2.1% of the total accidents involving trucks throughout the entire U.S. Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm in an accident. Losing a loved one in a truck accident can affect your life in a variety of ways, leaving you feeling both helpless and alone. It is essential that you and your family have the help of an attorney on your side after you have lost a loved one in a truck accident.

The aftermath of a truck crash might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. You may have questions that you can only answer with the assistance of a truck accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, especially because truck accident claims can be entirely complex in nature. There could be many parties at fault for your truck accident, including the following parties:

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to a truck accident, you should have the assistance of an Escatawpa wrongful death attorney on your side.

Losing a loved one is never an easy thing to face, which is why our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, are here for you. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after you have sustained the immense loss of a loved one. Our attorneys will help you work toward results and compensation for a wide array of aspects when you need it the most. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after an accident. Please contact an accident attorney in Tupelo at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can assist you.

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