Two people, including a pregnant woman who was four and a half months along, are dead after a Friday afternoon crash in Pike County.
Several other people are also in critical condition at UMC. 10 people were ejected from a Mercury Mountaineer during the crash, Pike County Coroner Percy Pittman said.
Several children in the SUV, Pittman said.
It happened on I-55 around 12:45 p.m. on Friday in Chatawa. It happened in the southbound lane of traffic, Pittman said.
Pittman confirms the victims are Tyronica J. Lewis, 18, of Osyka and Jenaro B. Smith, 22, also of Osyka.
Lewis's child also did not survive. Lewis was pronounced dead around 2:45 p.m. Smith died sometime after 8 p.m. on Friday at University Medical Center. Four other people are in critical condition, Pittman said.
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