Six year old injured in I-59 wreck in Hattiesburg Sunday dies - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Six year old injured in I-59 wreck in Hattiesburg Sunday dies at UMC

Joseph and Jasmine Gibson Joseph and Jasmine Gibson
Joseph and Jasmine Gibson Joseph and Jasmine Gibson

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The 6 year old girl injured in an accident on I-59 in Hattiesburg Sunday has died. Forrest County Deputy Coroner Jonathon Nobels says Jasmine Gibson passed away at 9:05 a.m. Monday morning at University Medical Center in Jackson.

The accident also claimed the life of her father 25 year old Joseph Gibson of Moselle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for the Mississippi Highway Patrol says the accident happened on I-59 between Highway 49 and the Evelyn Gandy Parkway just north of the Boiue River Bridge.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Family members say Joseph Gibson did not have life insurance.  An account has been set up for both of them in the fathers name at Hancock Bank for those would like to help out the families.

An account has also been set up at Priority One to take donations for final expenses. Contact Jeanette Dunn at 601-722-3717 with any questions regarding depositing to the account.

No news yet on funeral arrangements.

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