Two Killed In Auto Accident In Pearl River County

Two people were killed and one was seriously injured in a car accident in Pearl River county Saturday evening.

William Mark Mitchell, 32, of Picayune, was killed in the accident on Jackson Landing Road that happened shortly after 5:30 Saturday afternoon.

26-year-old Brandy Peterson and 37-year-old Kenneth Smith, also of Picayune, were taken to Crosby Memorial Hospital. Peterson later died.

Smith was stabilized and transported to Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg where he is in stable condition in the intensive care unit.

Police are still investigating the cause of the accident, but they believe speed may have been a factor.