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Local attorney killed in four-wheeler accident

RIDGELAND — Jackson attorney Precious Martin died late yesterday in a four-wheeler accident near his home in Ridgeland, according to authorities.

Ridgeland Police Lt. Brian Myers says Martin and his 10-year-old son, Daniel, were on the 4-wheeler when it apparently hit a curve and flipped on Bridgeview Cove in the Bridgewater subdivision. Myers says Martin was not wearing a helmet.

Myers says Martin was pronounced dead at the scene of head injuries. His son was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Myers says the younger Martin’s injuries didn’t appear to be life threatening.

Martin was the older brother of triplets Deshun Martin, Kenya Martin and Warren Martin Jr., who all graduated from the University of Mississippi Law School.

Martin’s wife, Crystal, is also an attorney. The couple has four children.


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  1. ATV safety rules violations:

    1. Riding on pavement.
    2. Riding on public road.
    3. Riding 2 people.
    4. Rider under age 16.
    5. Riding without helmet.
    6. Riding too fast.

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