An early morning traffic accident left a broken tree between McDonaldâ€™s and Strange Brew Coffeehouse in its wake. The incident, which happened early Tuesday morning, involved three Mississippi State University students, one of whom was fatally injured. (Photo by Alex Holloway, SDN)
One MSU student is dead, another is injured and a third has been arrested, all in connection with a Tuesday morning traffic accident near McDonaldâ€™s and Strange Brew Coffeehouse on Highway 12 in Starkville.
Starkville police said the accident occurred just after 2 a.m. Police identified the deceased as 19-year-old Kyle D. Barker of Lucedale.
Barker was a freshman kinesiology student, according to University Relations Director Sid Salter.
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