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West Point student killed in overnight wreck

Jashun Johnson (Source: West Point School Athletics) Jashun Johnson (Source: West Point School Athletics)
Lowndes County, MS (WTVA) -

WTVA reports the death of a senior basketball player at West Point High School .

Coroner Greg Merchant said 18-year-old Jashun Johnson died in a Saturday night wreck in Lowndes County.

According to Merchant, Johnson was driving on Highway 373 when he lost control of his vehicle before 11 p.m. Saturday.  He died where the accident happened.

Merchant says Johnson's cousin, a passenger, called 911 and was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital - Golden Triangle with minor injuries.

The Daily Times Leader newspaper in West Point reports a memorial service will be held for Johnson at 7 p.m. Sunday, weather permitting, at Zuber Park.

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