Mother, daughter, trucker killed in crash - - Jackson, MS

Mother, daughter, trucker killed in crash

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A mother, daughter and trucker were killed in a head on collision in Washington County Saturday.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Ben Williams said the crash occurred on Highway 61 south of Hollandale around 1:30 p.m.

Fifty four year old Margaret Buckner and her 24-year-old daughter Paris Buckner, both of Rolling Fork, died at the scene.

According to troopers, Buckner's 1998 Honda Accord was traveling south on Highway 61 when it crossed into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer.

The driver of the 18 wheeler, 72-year-old George Jones of Vicksburg, was also pronounced dead at the scene.

He was not wearing a seat belt.

Investigators said Buckner collided with the semi after veering off the road, over correcting and crossing into its lane.

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