Seventeen year old football player Isaiah Strickland was killed on Wednesday morning when his vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer.
Officials with the Mississippi Highway Patrol report that the wreck occurred shortly before 4 a.m. between a 2014 Kenworth 18-wheeler hauling chickens and a Chevrolet Avalanche driven by Strickland.
Strickland was a football player for Raleigh High School.
The cause of the crash is under investigation. The driver of the 18-wheeler suffered minor injuries, according to MHP.
Please keep the family and friends in your prayers, during this tough time.