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2 killed in Madison County wreck

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MADISON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesperson Cpl. Odis Easterling confirmed two people were killed in a two-vehicle wreck in Madison County Thursday afternoon.

The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. at Highway 51 and Highway 17 south of Pickens.

According to the highway patrol a white Chevrolet pickup traveling north on Highway 51 collided head on with a beige Chevrolet pickup attempting to turn onto Highway 17 from southbound Highway 51.

The driver of the white pickup, 30-year-old Michael Tucker of Canton, was traveling with three passengers. Adrian Crayton, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Quinton Journigan, 7, was pronounced dead at University of Mississippi Medical Center. Traveon Harris, 4, is listed in critical condition at UMMC.

The driver of the beige truck, 56-year-old Walter Simpson of Pickens, was transported to Madison River Oaks Hospital with minor injuries.

No charges have been filed. The investigation is ongoing.

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