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One dead, six injured in Jones county collision

ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) -

One person was killed and six others were injured in a three-vehicle accident in Ellisville Thursday evening. 

Police say the collision happened shortly before 5pm on Highway 11 just north of town. The investigation is ongoing, but police say a passenger in a Land Rover died after it collided with a cargo van.

The Land Rover had apparently been rear-ended by another vehicle, before colliding with the cargo van. Deputy coroner Earnest Hollingsworth pronounced one victim dead at the scene after paramedics attempted to resuscitate her.

The other passengers were transported to the hospital.

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