April 20, 2023

Two Injured In Crash On I-55 In Copiah County

Morgan Howard

On Wednesday, April 19, at approximately 8:40 PM, the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a two-vehicle crash on I-55 near the 72-mile post in Copiah County.

A Toyota 4-Runner driven by 46-year-old Bayron Hernandez, towed another vehicle southbound when a 2005 Nissan Maxima traveling southbound driven by 47-year-old Fredrick Powell, collided.

The driver of the Toyota 4-Runner was not injured. The driver of the Nissan Maxima and a minor passenger were transported to UMMC in Jackson with unknown injuries.

This crash remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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