Hattiesburg, MS – One Killed in Head-on Collision on State Route 589Mississippi Legal News
Hattiesburg, MS (September 6, 2019) – On Friday afternoon, one person was killed in a head-on collision that took place on State Route 589 in Hattiesburg.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol was called to the scene of the accident around 2 p.m. two miles north of Highway 98. An SUV had been headed north on the highway and suddenly crossed over the center line, when it struck a southbound pickup truck head-on.
The driver of the SUV was tragically killed at the scene of the accident. Paramedics took two people in the pickup truck to the hospital for injury treatment.
The highway was closed to traffic for some time. The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
Fatal Accidents in Mississippi
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