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Victims identified in deadly I-10 crash

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Kevin Benefield. Image source: Pascagoula School District. Kevin Benefield. Image source: Pascagoula School District.
D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) -

We now know the names of two people killed in a deadly accident Saturday night. The crash involved an 18-wheeler and a vehicle on Interstate 10 in D'Iberville.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was 59-year-old Donald Lockhart of Louisiana. The driver of the other vehicle was 59-year-old Kevin Benefield of Jackson County.

According to Jackson County Coroner, Vicki Broadus, Lockhart had an acute medical emergency causing him to cross the median and hit the car Benefield was driving.

Corporal Jason Gazzo with the Mississippi Highway Patrol said the 18-wheeler was carrying a hazardous substance, but the tank did not rupture.                                                       

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