Man dies in wreck

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, September 26, 2000

A Monticello man was killed Monday morning in a one-vehicleaccident in Copiah County.

Jeffrey Benjamin “Benji” Harvey, 23, died after his 2000Chevrolet truck left Interstate 55, near the Crystal Springs exit,around 9:30 a.m., said officials.

The vehicle apparently rolled over, throwing Harvey from thevehicle, said Copiah County Coroner Phil Howard.

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Harvey was traveling north on I-55 apparently, en route toJackson.

“He was going to Jackson to meet his parents,” said Howard,adding that the parents were coming from the Brookhaven area.

Harvey was a recent Mississippi College graduate with a 3.25grade point average in marketing. He also attended Copiah-LincolnCommunity College.

Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello is in charge ofarrangements.