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Two teens die in Copiah County car crash

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An auto accident involving three vehicles has resulted in the death of two teenagers.

The accident occurred around 11:30 p.m. Friday in Copiah County, just north of Hazlehurst, Mississippi, WLBT reports.

Preliminary reports say that Crystal Springs resident Mykiol Agustin, 17, crossed the center line of U.S. Highway 51 in his Chevrolet Sonic, sideswiping Dyshawn Brent in a Chevrolet Cruze. Agustin then crashed head on into Georian Myrick, 19, of Clinton, who was driving a Toyota Camry.

Agustin and Myrick died as a result of injuries they sustained in the crash.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol said neither was wearing a seatbelt.

Brent, 19, was not injured.

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