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Former MS lawmaker and son die in car crash

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Senator Jay Disharoon (Source: Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home) Senator Jay Disharoon (Source: Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home)
Senator Jay Disharoon (Source: Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home) Senator Jay Disharoon (Source: Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home)
Jamie Disharoon (Source: Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home) Jamie Disharoon (Source: Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home)
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A former Mississippi lawmaker passed away on Tuesday, June 10, in a fatal accident with his son.

Senator Jay Disharoon, 65, and his son Jamie Disharoon, 27, died in a car crash that occurred off of Interstate 20 near I-220 on Tuesday night.

According to Jackson Police, witnesses say the Chevrolet Aveo that they were in was speeding on the shoulder when it lost control and crashed into a tree.

Senator Disharoon served in the Mississippi State Senate and the House of Representatives. 

Memorial services for both will be at 4 pm on Saturday, June 14. A Visitation and Celebration of Life Reception will follow.

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