16-year-old killed, 5 hurt in crash in Madison County

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MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed one person and injured five others in Madison County.

The crash happened on MS 16 at the intersection of Virgin Mary Road at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday.

According to Corporal Kervin Stewart with MHP, a GMC Yukon was traveling east on MS 16 when a Mitsubishi Galant that was traveling south on Virgin Mary Road crossed in front of it and was hit on the passenger side.

There were a total six occupants in both vehicles. Five were taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center with unknown injuries. A sixth person, who was a passenger in the Mitsubishi, died as a result of his injuries.

The victim has been identified as 16-year-old Kendarrius Harris of Carthage.

There were three occupants in both vehicles. Stewart said more information will be released pending the notification of family members. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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