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2 people dead, 3 people hurt in Mississippi crash

November 19, 2018

BRANDON, Miss. (AP) — Two people have been killed and three others hurt in a crash in Mississippi.

Cpl. Kervin Stewart with the Mississippi Highway Patrol told news outlets that the wreck happened late Sunday night on U.S. 49 in Rankin County.

Stewart says a pickup truck pulling a trailer ran into the back of a dump truck. He says two people in the pickup were killed — 21-year-old William M. Ham of Mize and 19-year-old Jamie B. Powell of Raleigh. Two others were hospitalized with severe injuries — 20-year-old Brandon E. Doyle of Taylorsville and Alexis Taylor of Pinola.

The driver of the dump truck, Shemaiah E. Arbuthnot of Woodville, was taken to the hospital with less-severe injuries.

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