January 24, 2022

2 killed in Saturday wreck in Oxford

Therese Apel

Two people are dead in a three vehicle wreck that happened over the weekend in Oxford.

Oxford Police Department said in a release that around 3:20 PM, officers responded to Highway 7 at Serenity Funeral Home for a multiple vehicle wreck with injuries.

Officers arrived and discovered a three vehicle wreck. The driver and occupant of a Honda Civic, Maggie L. Keller, 40, of Oxford, and Tyrone L. Jones, 42, of Abbeville, were both pronounced deceased on scene.

The driver of a Toyota Tacoma had life threatening injuries and was flown from the scene to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. The driver is currently in the ICU at the Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, TN.

The driver and occupant of the third vehicle, a Nissan Rogue, declined medical treatment on scene. The accident is currently under investigation and there are no further updates to report.

“Chief Jeff McCutchen and the Oxford Police Department send their thoughts and prayers to the families and friends of Maggie Keller and Tyrone Jones,” the release stated.

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