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Yazoo County Accident Claims One Life

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Yazoo County - Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to an accident that happened just after 7:00am this morning.

It happened on Highway 18 in Yazoo County, just a few miles from the Madison County line, just west of the Arnold Road intersection.

The Yazoo Sheriff's Department confirmed that one person was killed, and another was injured and taken to a hospital in Canton to be treated.

Linda Little,54, was driving a white Honda Accord, and the other vehicle was a Ford Explorer, driven by Erica Chambers, 27. The two vehicles hit head on. Chambers was air lifted to UMC. Mississippi Highway Patrol says that Erica Chambers fell asleep at the wheel.

Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating this accident.
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