Harvey Mathis Jr. Killed, Perrin Burnham, Annie Clark Hurt in Rankin Co., MS, Accident
Rankin County, MS -- January 18, 2017, Harvey Mathis Jr. was killed, Perrin Burnham and Annie Clark injured, after a three-vehicle accident on the highway.
According to Rankin County officials, the fatal accident took place at around 6:00 a.m. near the intersection Mississippi Highway 18 and Cato Road.
State Troopers say that Mathis was traveling eastbound on the highway in a pickup. At some point, Mathis's pickup and Burnham's westbound Chevy pickup somehow crossed paths with each other. As a result, they collided head-on. After this, a Ford Explorer crashed into the two pickups.
Following the collision, emergency personnel rushed to the scene. Mathis was declared dead at the scene. Both Burnham and Clark, the driver of the Explorer, were rushed to a local hospital for serious injuries.
At this time, authorities have not released any additional details. Their investigations are ongoing.
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