March 22, 2022

Two dead in Jefferson County car accident

Mary Apel

The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Highway 552 in Jefferson County on Tuesday.

A 2011 Dodge Pickup driven by 23-year-old Jarrius Gillespie of Columbus, and a 2011 Nissan SUV driven by 20-year-old Alicia Triplett of Diberville, traveled west on Highway 552 when the Dodge collided with the Nissan, WLBT reports.

Gillespie and his passenger, 20-year-old Jaeda Anthony of Southaven, Miss., received fatal injuries from the crash and were pronounced dead on the scene.

This crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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