A former Vicksburg resident died after a motorcycle accident on Highway 27 in Warren County.

The 39-year-old Jackson resident, formerly of Vicksburg, was southbound on 27 in the 6700 block when his motorcycle appeared to have gotten into the gravel and struck a mailbox. The motorcycle ended up about 50 yards farther in a ditch.

Rescue was the first unit on the scene, and they requested that Air Care be called in. A fire medic unit arrived and worked on the man for over 30 minutes before transporting him to an area hospital. Every effort was made for about 45 minutes to revive the man, but he did not survive his injuries from the accident.

Warren County firefighters assisted Rescue and Sheriff’s Deputies at the scene.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol had control of the accident and investigation.