Two killed this week in Pearl River County accidents

PEARL RIVER COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - One man is dead and two others are hospitalized after a head on collision in Pearl River County. It happened Tuesday afternoon on Highway 43, a few miles south of the Highway 26 intersection.

Pearl River County Coroner Derek Turnage told WLOX News Javier Fregoso, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other people had to be airlifted to Forrest General Hospital.

This isn't the only fatal accident this week in Pearl River County. The coroner said Nick Breland, 22, was in a single vehicle accident in the Nicholson community Monday night.

Officials said he drove off the road and struck a tree. Breland was taken to the hospital, but he died from his injuries Tuesday morning.

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