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.