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Mother, daughter injured in fatal crash

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A mother is fighting for her life, and her child remains hospitalized following a fatal late night car accident.

The head on collision occurred on Capital Street near Castlehill Road just before midnight Saturday.

Jackson Police Officer Colendula Green said a 2003 GMC Yukon was headed north on Castlehill at a high rate of speed.

Its driver, 34-year-old Emmett Williams, lost control of the vehicle and crashed head on into a 1996 Mitsubishi Mirage.

Williams was pronounced dead at the scene.

Thirty three year old Martha Bunzy and her 11-year-old daughter were in the Mitsubishi.

Police said the mother is in critical condition at UMC.

The child suffered several broken bones and is listed in stable condition.

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