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Teen involved in fatal wreck not charged with crime

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Memorial services were held Saturday for a teacher killed in a head-on collision.  The wreck occurred Tuesday afternoon on River Thames Road off Old Canton Road in Jackson.

Leigh Anne Ward taught computer classes to elementary students at Madison-Ridgeland Academy for 12 years.  Funeral services were held Saturday morning at Broadmoor Baptist Church in Madison.

Police believe the 19 year old driver of a silver truck crossed the center line and crashed into Ward.  Both vehicles landed on their side in a homeowner's front yard.

Jackson Police Officer Colendula Green said the driver has not been charged with a crime.  The 19 year old's identity has not been released.

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