One person killed, another injured in Monday night crash on rural Mississippi road

Published 8:30 am Thursday, August 25, 2022

One person was killed and another person was injured after a vehicle accident Monday night.

WDAM in Hattiesburg reports that the accident occurred at approximately 8 p.m. Monday night in Wayne County.

Officials with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office report that a teenager was driving on Beat Four Shubuta Road when the teen struck another vehicle, which was occupied by a couple who has been fishing.

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The teenage driver had no reported injuries. The woman who was in the vehicle that was struck was killed, the man in the vehicle sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash is under investigation.