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1 dead in Covington Co. wreck

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MOUNT OLIVE, MS (WDAM) -

 A Covington County teenager was killed Wednesday morning when the pick-up truck she was riding in was hit by an 18-wheeler in Mount Olive. 

The Covington County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 15-year-old Savanah Powell. 

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, she was a passenger in a Chevy truck that was struck by the 18-wheeler at the intersection of Highway 49 and Pearce Road. 

The 17-year-old driver of the truck was injured. 

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