Coroner identifies driver of Pearl crash near Pearson Road exit on I-20

Published: Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:58 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 3, 2023 at 8:12 PM CST
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PEARL, Miss. (WLBT) - The driver of an SUV was found dead Friday evening after striking another vehicle at a high rate of speed on I-20 Eastbound in Pearl.

The crash occurred near the Pearson Road exit. Coroner David Ruth identified the driver as Ryan Munoz from Smith County.

Pearl police said Munoz struck the car in front of him at a high rate of speed and flipped over. He died on the scene.

The driver of the vehicle that was struck was uninjured.

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