BRUCE, Mississippi (AP) — A law officer was killed in a highway crash one day after his retirement as a police chief, authorities said. The wreck happened on a Calhoun County highway Monday morning, killing newly-retired Bruce Police Chief Tony Sockwell, WTVA-TV reported. Sockwell, 59, was heading north when his pickup truck crossed the center line, ran off the highway and struck a tree, The ...
One lane has been closed on the Bruce Highway after a truck and car collided near Gympie. It is one of several crashes on the wet roads as the southeast is hit with heavy rain. Paramedics attended a crash at Bells Bridge just before 11.20am where the truck had veered across the road and blocked both lanes near the intersection with the Wide Bay ...