ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) - The fourth passenger involved in a one-vehicle accident in Jones County Friday has passed. Brandi "Lashe" Smith, 19, was taken off life support Saturday, according to the Jones County Sheriff's Department.
The three other teens who perished on site have been identified by authorities as Olivia Wells, 16, Elizabeth Wells, 13, and Ethan Heinrich 14.
All four teens were involved in an accident on Rose Lane in the Calhoun Community Friday afternoon. Sheriff Alex Hodge said none of the passengers were wearing seat belts when the vehicle hit a tree. He said speed was a factor in the fatal accident.
"Our prayers go out to the families and all emergency service personnel who were at the scene, as they cope with this tragic loss of life," said Sheriff Alex Hodge.