Two killed on Highway 603

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A head-on collision on Highway 603 has claimed the life of two people.

Officials have released one of the victim's names, 48-yearpold John F. Smith of Carriere.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol the accident happened just north of Standard Dedeaux Road when a van and a pickup collided head on.

There may also be others injured. Both lanes of Highway 603 were blocked by the wreckage for several hours.

WLOX News Hancock County reporter Al Showers will have the latest on this tragic accident on WLOX News at 10.

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