Oxford man dies in car-motorcycle crash

A fatal car-motorcycle accident on state Highway 305 in DeSoto County remains under investigation with the Mississippi Highway Patrol 

Troopers responded to a collision on Friday, April 21 about 1:30 p.m. between a 2019 Kia driven by Betty B. Greer, age 71 of Como, and a 2022 Honda motorcycle driven by William W. Coleman, age 32 of Oxford. 

The Highway Patrol said both vehicles were traveling south on Highway 305 when the crash took place. Coleman received fatal injuries as a result of the collision. 

The crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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