Sunday, February 3, 2008

Hancock businessman Compretta dies in accident

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Hancock businessman Compretta dies in accident


-- Hancock County businessman Jody Compretta died Saturday night in New Orleans as a result of an accident at the Endymion parade.

The Sun Herald has learned that Compretta, son of state Rep. J.P. Compretta, was reportedly riding on a float in the Krewe of Endymion parade. When the float stopped, Compretta got off, thinking the parade had ended. When the sectioned float began to move again, Compretta was knocked down and run over.

No other details are available at this time. Check back to for updates as details become available and in Monday's Sun Herald print edition for the full story.

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