TUPELO – A 25-year-old man died in a one-car wreck Monday morning in west Tupelo.

Police responded to the area of West Main Street and McPherson Road around 7 a.m. Feb. 3. Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identified the victim as Preston Dozier II, 25, of Tupelo. He was the unrestrained sole occupant of the car that ran off the road, down an embankment and struck some trees.

Tupelo police investigators are looking into the cause of the wreck.

The road was closed to traffic for a while Monday morning but was reopened by noon.

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