Crash prompts cancellation - - Jackson, MS

Crash prompts cancellation

5 injured, 1 killed in pick-up truck wreck

Good Thursday afternoon, I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Mississippi Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal crash involving a pick-up truck, in which everyone involved was ejected from the vehicle and now today's basketball games are canceled because they were Tri-County Academy students. 

Plus, after a nearly four hour manhunt, Hinds County Sheriff's Deputies have captured an escaped inmate who faces charges including escape and statutory rape.

And, they ruined thousands of dollars of clothing in a Vicksburg Wal-Mart with spray paint, now all six are under arrest.

In sports, the high school basketball tournaments across the state resume. Get the scores and highlights.

Clear skies and 46 degrees in the metro. Don't miss your full First Alert Forecast.

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