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Four die in Marion County car crash


Four people died, including three teenagers from the same family, in a single-car accident in Marion County on Monday.

Sheriff Berkley Hall identified the victims as Cody, 16, Dustin, 14, and Brittany Young, 17 - all of Marion County. A fourth victim from Louisiana, Matthew Case, 22, who was visiting the teens also died. Dustin died later at Forrest General Hospital from injuries received in the crash.

Authorities said the accident happened on Pound Road near New Hope Road in an area known as "Thrill Hills" by locals.

Authorities said the vehicle apparently ran off the road, hit a tree stump, exploded and caught fire.

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