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Four killed in wreck near Camp Shelby


Four people were killed Sunday morning on Hwy 49 North near the North Gate of Camp Shelby. 

The Forrest County Deputy Coroner, Jonathan Nobles, reports that the one-vehicle accident happened just before 6 a.m. when the passengers' Nissan Maxima left the road and hit a tree head-on. 

The driver, Ritha McCullum, 46, as well as Schamus McCullum, Kenneth Laster, 51, and Kia Sims were pronounced dead at the scene. The only survivor, a female, was transported to Forrest General Hospital. 

All were friends and family traveling from the Coast back to their hometown of Bay Springs.     

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