Veteran Mississippi State Police Trooper Steve Hood Drives Off Road, Crashes, Dies


MISSISSIPPI – A Mississippi state trooper is dead following a pursuit in the northeastern part of the state.

Authorities say Master Sgt. Steve Hood’s car left the highway late Friday and hit a tree near the Crossroads Military Park.

The Highway Safety Patrol says it doesn’t know why Hood was involved in the chase, but the other vehicle has been located.

The crash occurred near the border of Lee County and Prentiss County.

Hood had been a trooper since 1982.

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