A Philadelphia man died late Monday night in a two-car crash in Madison County.

Tanner L. Seales 24, of Philadelphia, MS died as a result of his injuries in the 11:15 p.m. accident on Mississippi 16 near Pat Luckett Road east of Canton, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Preliminary reports indicate that a Nissan Pathfinder was traveling westbound on Mississippi when an eastbound Nissan Altima crossed the centerline and collided head-on with the Pathfinder.


The driver of the Pathfinder, identified as Nicholas Beasley 24, of Canton, was transported to Merit Health in Madison with non-life threatening injuries.

Seales, the driver of the Altima identified, died as a result of his injuries.

This crash is currently under investigation and more information will be released pending results of this investigation, MHP said.