Wreck kills 2, injures 2 others in Lamar County - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Wreck kills 2, injures 2 others in Lamar County

Source: WDAM Source: WDAM
Source: WDAM Source: WDAM
Source: WDAM Source: WDAM
LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A two-vehicle wreck claimed the lives of two people and injured two others in Lamar County.

Just after 11 p.m. Friday, a Ford pickup truck traveling the wrong way (east in the westbound lane) collided with a Chevy Impala near Purvis-Oloh Road on U.S. 98.

Bianca Brister, 29, and her son, Travies Brister, 3, both from the Foxworth community of Marion County and were in the Impala, were pronounced dead at the scene by Lamar County Coroner Cody Creel.

Lamar County volunteer firefighters extricated another passenger in the car that was transported from the scene by ambulance with injuries.

The driver of the truck, Larry Terrell, 75, of Franklinton, Louisiana, was also transported to the hospital by ambulance with injuries.

Mississippi Highway Patrol, Lamar County Sheriff's Department and Lamar County Volunteer Firefighters responded to the scene.

Copyright WDAM 2016. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Cooling stations open in Laurel, Hattiesburg

    Cooling stations open in Laurel, Hattiesburg

    Friday, July 20 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-07-20 16:05:48 GMT
    The excessive heat paired with humidity will put the feel-like temperatures in the 105 to 110 range this afternoon. (Image source: WDAM)The excessive heat paired with humidity will put the feel-like temperatures in the 105 to 110 range this afternoon. (Image source: WDAM)

    Cooling stations have been opened in Laurel and Hattiesburg to allow people a chance to escape the dangerous summer heat we're experiencing in the Pine Belt.

    More >>

    Cooling stations have been opened in Laurel and Hattiesburg to allow people a chance to escape the dangerous summer heat we're experiencing in the Pine Belt.

    More >>
  • Mississippi K-9 officer dies of heat stroke inside deputy car

    Mississippi K-9 officer dies of heat stroke inside deputy car

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:52:46 GMT
    Dog dies in car; Source: Hinds Co. SODog dies in car; Source: Hinds Co. SO

    A Hinds County K-9 officer died of a heat stroke inside a deputy car.  Hinds County Sheriff is now taking safety precautions to protect his team of Drug and Bomb Detection K9’s

    More >>

    A Hinds County K-9 officer died of a heat stroke inside a deputy car.  Hinds County Sheriff is now taking safety precautions to protect his team of Drug and Bomb Detection K9’s

    More >>
  • First Alert: Dangerous heat throughout the Pine Belt

    First Alert: Dangerous heat throughout the Pine Belt

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:05:15 GMT
    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Pine Belt on Friday. (Photo Source: Pixabay)The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Pine Belt on Friday. (Photo Source: Pixabay)

    The WDAM First Alert Weather Team has enacted a First Alert Weather Day for the Pine Belt due to extreme heat this afternoon. This morning is not too bad as we start out with temperatures in the mid 70s, but this afternoon is going to be awful. The heat will get an early start as temperature reach the 90s before lunchtime. The humidity will make it feel more like the low 100s around that time frame but it doesn't stop there. Temperatures will continue to rise into the afternoon as hi...

    More >>

    The WDAM First Alert Weather Team has enacted a First Alert Weather Day for the Pine Belt due to extreme heat this afternoon. This morning is not too bad as we start out with temperatures in the mid 70s, but this afternoon is going to be awful. The heat will get an early start as temperature reach the 90s before lunchtime. The humidity will make it feel more like the low 100s around that time frame but it doesn't stop there. Temperatures will continue to rise into the afternoon as hi...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly