Two women killed in multi-car pile up on Mississippi highway

Published 1:57 pm Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Two Mississippi women were killed in a multiple-car wreck on Highway 7 on Tuesday.

At approximately 7:33 a.m. Tuesday, officers with the Oxford Police Department responded to Highway 7 South in the area of Coleman Funeral Home and Dollar General for a two-car accident with reported injuries.

Once officers arrived, they discovered that two individuals had died as a result of the crash. Sandra Cooks, 66, of Water Valley, Mississippi, and Patricia Gullette, 36, of Water Valley, Mississippi, were pronounced deceased on scene.

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Another driver was transported from the scene with injuries.

“Our thoughts go out to all of the families involved and affected by this tragic situation,” said the OPD’s statement.