RIPLEY - A Falkner man died Sunday morning in a one-car accident near Ripley.
Kerry Lynn Childs, 19, died as a result of head injuries sustained when his vehicle left County Road 422 and went into a channel, said Tippah County Coroner David Hubbard. Tippah County sheriff's deputies responded to the accident at 2:50 a.m. Sunday.
Childs, who was the only person in the car, did not appear to be wearing a seat belt, Hubbard said.
- Michaela Gibson