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Pregnant woman killed in crash with log truck

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YAZOO COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An 18-year-old pregnant woman has been killed in a collision with a log truck in Yazoo County. It happened Tuesday afternoon on Highway 3 at Gordon Avenue, near the federal prison.

Five people were in the car when the southbound 18-wheeler crashed into the passenger's side. All five were taken to hospitals.

Yazoo County Coroner Ricky Shivers says Jaylah Hall, 18, and her unborn child did not survive. Hall was a student at Yazoo City High School. She had recently transferred there from Humphreys County High School.

The other four victims were also students at Yazoo City High School. Their names and conditions were not immediately released.

The driver of the truck did not appear to be injured. The cause of the crash is still being investigated.

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