MHP: Two killed in Hwy. 15 crash in Perry Co.

MHP: Two killed in Hwy. 15 crash in Perry Co.
Two people were killed in the head-on collision Friday evening. (Source: Danielle Mitchell)

PERRY COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Mississippi Highway Patrol worked a deadly crash on State Route 15 in Perry County just south of the Jones County line on Friday evening.

MHP Troop J spokesman Sgt. Travis Luck said troopers responded to the crash around 5 p.m.

According to Luck, two people were killed in the head-on collision. The two people were identified as 16-year-old Brenna Clark, of Laurel and 26-year-old Thomas Hinton, of Richton.

Luck said a GMC passenger vehicle was traveling north, crossed the center line and collided head-on with a KIA that was traveling south. Luck said the two were riding in the passenger sides of the vehicles.

Luck said the crash remains under investigation.

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