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One dead and several injured in I-20 rollover crash



Ambulance on crash scene
I-20 crash scene: Photo by Keith Phillips

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Just after 4:30 a.m. a single-vehicle rollover accident on I-20 West near the 15-mile marker took a life and injured several others.

At around 8 a.m. a second accident in the traffic backup occurred with minor injuries.

From radio traffic and observable reports, it appears a single-vehicle rollover accident involving a passenger van occurred just after 4:30 a.m. on I-20 West. The passenger van with at least 7 people in it left the roadway, rolled over and took at least one life. Several other people were injured and transported to an area hospital.

Several units with the Warren County Fire Service worked the accident scene along with Sheriff’s Deputies. The Mississippi Highway Patrol took control of the scene and will conduct the investigation.

The Vicksburg Daily News will update this story as more information is released.

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