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Trucker faces 5 counts of negligent homicide in fatal wreck

A Mississippi trucker involved in a crash that killed a mother and her young children has been charged with five felony counts of negligent homicide.
     
Prosecutor Kyle Hunter say 57-year-old Roy Lee Jordan of Benton, Mississippi, also was charged Tuesday with possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while intoxicated.
     
Jordan is being held at the Jefferson County jail in lieu of $100,000 bond, and could be arraigned later this week.
     
The July 14th wreck killed LaKetria Wells, 26, and her children LaKiyah, Kaleb, Keyshon and LaKayla, of Monticello.

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