JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - One person was killed and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night.
Jones County emergency responders said a woman driving a Ford Fusion traveling south in the northbound lane collided with a Dodge pick-up truck occupied by a woman and man on I-59 north near mile marker 99 just before 11:30 p.m.
The driver of the Fusion was killed, and the truck's occupants were sent to South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel for treatment of injuries.
All victims had to be extricated from their vehicles. Names of the victims have not been released.
The portion of I-59 was closed for more than two hours as rescue, recovery and cleanup operations took place.