Six people killed in head-on collision on Mississippi highway Monday afternoon

Published 6:06 am Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Six people were killed in a head-on collision on a Central Mississippi highway.

Breezy News in Kosciusko reports that the collision happened shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 5. The crash occurred on Highway 12 near the Kosciusko-Attala County Career Technical Center.

Multiple agencies, including the Kosciusko Police, Kosciusko Fire, the Mississippi Highway Patrol, and the Attala County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene.

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The names of the deceased have not been released, pending notification of family members.

The cause of the crash is under investigation,