LUMBERTON, MS (WDAM) - Two people are dead and one is injured following a Saturday one-vehicle accident in Lamar County.
According to Lamar County Deputy Coroner Anna Miller, one of the passengers, Zion Holder died instantly in the accident. Miller said the driver is believed to have been traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control of the vehicle. The second victim, 14-year-old Jakerious Bolton, died Monday afternoon at the Blair. E. Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson.
Lumberton Fire Chief Abner Keith said the accident occurred on Piatonia Loop Road at approximately 3:20 p.m. Saturday.
The status of the other injured rider is unknown at this time.
Lumberton Police said they are not releasing any information regarding the accident until Monday.