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Jackson Police investigate deadly crash near Raymond Road

JACKSON, Miss,(WJTV) - A man is behind bars after trying to ditch a head-on collision Sunday morning. 

Jackson Police say officers responded to Raymond Road near Camilia Lane around 3 a.m. for a two-vehicle accident. 

Once on scene, they located a 43-year-old female driver of one of the vehicles who died from her injuries.

A passenger from her vehcile was transported to the hospital with injuries. 

The 34-year-old male driver of the second vehicle tried to escape the scene on foot, but was later captured. His charges are currently pending. 

Police believe alcohol may have been a factor, but they're still investigating. 

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