Kiln teen killed in accident

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A Kiln teen is dead and two others injured after a single car accident in Harrison County Thursday evening.

According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, 17-year-old Dakota Cuevas was pronounced dead on the scene. A 13-year-old, also from the Kiln, was air lifted to University of South Alabama Medical Center and is in guarded condition.

Hargrove said the driver of the car was transported to Gulfport Memorial Hospital and is in stable condition.

The accident happened on McHenry Road near Riceville Road. Hargrove said the vehicle was headed east when the driver ran off the road then over corrected and flipped.

Neither passenger was wearing a seatbelt and both were ejected from the car.

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