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Woman killed in motorcycle accident on I-20 W. identified

WARREN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol confirmed the death of one person and injury of another involved in a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon.

Trooper Eric Henry said Jeri Smith, 63, of Bogue Chitto died at the scene.

Jeri's husband, Johnnie Smith, 51, also of Bogue Chitto, was airlifted to River Region Hospital with injures.He was later transported to UMC in Jackson.

According to Henry, the accident occurred around 2 p.m. on I-20 W., near mile marker five in Warren County.

Henry said the rear tire of the Harley Davidson motorcycle, that was traveling westbound, blew out causing the driver to lose control.

We are told the motorcycle went off the right shoulder of the roadway, striking the ditch and ejecting both passengers.

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