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Hwy 49 crash kills 3

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

Three people were killed and 2 others were injured following a one-vehicle accident on Highway 49 south of Hattiesburg. 
 
The Forrest County Coroner's Office confirms Tommie McCarty, 43, Henry Lee Wilson, 58 and Carson Payne 55, died when a logging company crew truck left the highway, struck some trees and overturned. All three men were from Columbus, Mississippi.

It happened just north of the Highway 13 intersection around 6 p.m. Friday. 

Volunteer fire officials say 2 other passengers were injured.   

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