Local auhtorities are launching an investigation after a car accidents takes the life of a Winstonville man. It happened Wednesday before 7 p.m. According to authorities, 69- year- old Robert Anderson of Decatur, IL was driving a 1968 Plymouth when he reportedly lost control of his car. The MS Highway Patrol says the car flipped several times off the roadway south of the eastbound lane.

According to officials, 61 -year- old Charlie Anderson of Winstonville was a passenger. He was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, Robert Anderson. was airlifted to Memphis.

Many Shelby residents covered the streets as officials responded to the fatality.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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