A Saltillo man died after his pickup was rear-ended by an SUV on Highway 45 around 6 a.m. today.

The accident occurred near Euclatubba Road in Lee County. The victim was taken by ambulance to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo and died shortly after arriving, according to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green.

The man who died was identified as Johnny Miller, 55, a carrier for the Daily Journal.

The driver of the SUV, whose identity has not been released, was also transported to NMMC.

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