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Two teens killed in head on collision on Hwy. 469 identified

Source: MHP Source: MHP
PEARL, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Two teens, killed in a Pearl accident Friday evening, have identified.  

Trooper Eric Henry told us two vehicles were involved in the accident on Highway 469 south of Highway 468. A Dodge Ram pickup collided with a gold Infiniti.

Kimberly Copelan, 18, of Clinton was the driver and passenger, Joshua Page, 19, of Florence were in the Infiniti, that was completely mangled from the impact. Both were pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the pickup truck was taken to a hospital by Air Care with life threatening injuries.

The Dodge Ram pickup was traveling northbound," said Trooper Henry. "There was a gold Infiniti I-30 traveling southbound. The Dodge Ram crossed into the southbound lane and struck the gold Infiniti head on."

Trooper Henry says they have not determined why the pickup truck crossed over into the lane. 

A reconstruction team was at the site to investigate the accident.

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