• July 20, 2017

Robin Breland Killed in Lamar County, MS, Truck Accident

Lamar County, MS -- July 14, 2017, Robin Breland was killed due to an accident in which multiple vehicles collided on the interstate.

Lamar County authorities were called out to the western end of Hattiesburg Friday afternoon near the intersection of I-59 and US Highway 98.

According to preliminary details released, 59-year-old Breland was one of several vehicles traveling along the northbound lanes of I-59. For reasons which have nt been made clear, three vehicles, including a dump truck, collided into each other.

Breland's vehicle was hit severely enough that he sustained fatal injuries. It's unclear whether or not he was taken to a hospital before his death. Reports did not say if any other injuries occurred.

No charges or citations have been filed at this time. Investigations are ongoing.

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I can't say that I know anything about what caused this accident more than anyone else reading these public reports. However, I can say that an accident like this needs to be examined by a professional investigator independent of the police. Something I've consistently said over the years is that crashes involving a commercial vehicle are the most complex there are. The fact that this one involves multiple vehicles means it will be even more difficult to thoroughly investigate.

While many are content wait on police reports to get their answers, those people may find out that they're only getting a portion of the story rather than the full picture. Whether it's lack of time, experience, or resources, I've run into countless police investigations that either missed crucial details or flat out got them wrong. Having an independent investigator look at an accident is one way of ensuring this doesn't happen. An investigator worth their salt will have the technology required to examine these intricate factors and the years of experience to back it up. After all, the fact that a man lost his life in this accident is enough to warrant every effort in getting to the bottom of what happened.

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