Deadly crash closes I-55 south at Goodman Road

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — A 30-year-old man was killed after an early morning crash on Interstate 55 near Goodman Road in Southaven.

The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. Monday in the southbound lanes between Goodman Road and Church Road.

According to Southaven police, a SUV being driven by Justin McHuley caught fire after a collision with a tractor trailer.  Southaven firefighters and other emergency personnel also responded to the crash.

Authorities said McHuley was killed as a result of the crash.

"It's heartbreaking."

Justin Robinson travels down interstate 55 often and said hearing that someone was killed really hit home.

"I think about my wife and child. I have a two year old. Every time I see a crash I think what if it was them. Someone is going through that now."

Authorities haven't released any additional information on what happened.

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