2 dead following Thursday collision in George County

GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Two people are dead following a head on collision Thursday at 6:40 a.m. on River Road in George County, according to the George County Sheriff's Office.

George County Sheriff Dean Howell said the two victims are Amy Carol Byrd, 36, a teacher with the Jackson County School System. Terry G. Bourn, 48, a sub-contractor working at Chevron in Jackson County.

According to Howell, Byrd and Bourn hit each other in their vehicles head on. Howell said Byrd was driving a GMC full size pick up truck and Bourn was driving a full size Dodge pickup truck. Both vehicles were totaled.

The accident is still under investigation by the George County Sheriff's Office. The Mississippi Highway Patrol assisted the George County Sheriff's Office on this accident.

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