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.