Four-year-old Mississippi boy killed in two-vehicle crash Wednesday

Published 6:33 am Thursday, April 28, 2022

A  four-year-old boy was killed in a two-car wreck Wednesday afternoon.

Officials with the Covington County Coroner’s office reported that the boy was killed shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash in Collins on Magee Road.

The boy, identified as  Jaxon Goudy, of Covington County, was reportedly riding in the front seat of a 2016 Kia Optima, unrestrained on the passenger side. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The Optima was traveling south on Magee Road when a 2015 Nissan Altima heading north crossed into its lane and struck the vehicle.

The driver of the Kia and two people in the Nissan were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The crash is under investigation by the Covington County Sheriff’s Office.