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Fatality in I-55 accident at Highway 28 near Hazlehurst

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COPIAH COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -
An accident at the I-55 south on ramp at Highway 28 near Hazlehurst resulted in a fatality early Saturday evening.
 
Corporal Otis Easterling, Public Affairs Officer for the Mississippi Highway Patrol, said the accident occurred at 1 p.m. Saturday.
 
The incident occurred when an 18-wheeler, driven by Bryan Morgan of Pattison, MS, was traveling east on MS 28 and a Mercury Cougar, driven by Bobby Teasley of Crystal Springs was traveling west on MS 28 attempted to make a left turn onto I-55 south.
 
The 18-wheeler collided with the Mercury, fatally injuring the passenger, Edith Teasley, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
Bobby Teasley was transported to Hardy Wilson Hospital.
 
Easterling said no charged have been filed at this time.
 
The investigation is still ongoing.
 
 
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