On Friday morning at 7:16 a.m. Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a single-vehicle motor vehicle accident on I-10 West in Hancock County at the three-mile marker that claimed the life of a Louisiana resident. 
The passenger was sent to the hospital with moderate injuries, a release from MHP states. 
At the collision scene, troopers reported that vehicle appeared to have left the roadway and traveled into the center median where it struck a tree, the release states.
After an initial investigation, troopers determined that the the driver of the vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision, the release states. The identities of the driver and passenger were not released. 
The accident is currently under investigation by MHP.  

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