Holiday Fatalities Up This Year - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Holiday Fatalities Up This Year

The number of holiday traffic fatalities has risen to twelve, including five on New Year's Day.

Shannon police say an Aberdeen man was killed Tuesday when the vehicle he was driving crashed into an overpass support beam in Lee County.

Twenty-six-year-old Timothy L. Howard was killed in the crash at the intersection of U.S. 45 and U.S. 45 Alternate.

In Tippah County, troopers say 22-year-old Nakita Wallace of Ripley was killed Tuesday in a one-vehicle wreck on U.S. 78.

An Arcola teen-ager was killed Tuesday and three other people were injured when their car slammed into a tree and caught fire in Washington County. Fifteen-year-old Cordaryl Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Also killed in a separate accident New Year's Day was 55-year-old Beverly Ann Froshour of Brandon. She died in a head-on collision on Mississippi 25. And 20-year-old Roy Anderson was killed in a one-vehicle accident on U-S 51 in Yalobusha County.

The other fatalities happened before New Year's Day.

This year's holiday period was one day longer than last year. Three highway deaths and 119 drunk driving arrests were reported in 2000.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • College student arrested; tried to trade chicken alfredo, Sprite for sex

    College student arrested; tried to trade chicken alfredo, Sprite for sex

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 3:38 PM EST2017-12-13 20:38:04 GMT

    Youngstown State University student Albert Maruna was caught red-handed and arrested this week after he allegedly attempted to have sex with a 15-year-old boy, who turned out to be an undercover officer.  

    More >>

    Youngstown State University student Albert Maruna was caught red-handed and arrested this week after he allegedly attempted to have sex with a 15-year-old boy, who turned out to be an undercover officer.  

    More >>
  • Roy Moore responds after Senate loss to Doug Jones

    Roy Moore responds after Senate loss to Doug Jones

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 10:58 PM EST2017-12-14 03:58:33 GMT
    (Source: Moore campaign)(Source: Moore campaign)

    Roy Moore has released a statement following his loss to Senator-elect Doug Jones in Tuesday's election.  Moore released a video to the people of Alabama. The transcript is below: Tomorrow, my wife and I will celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary. I want to thank her and all my family, for standing with me through this long and arduous campaign. And of course, I want to thank all of you who have stood with me in this very important battle for the future of our country. We ...

    More >>

    Roy Moore has released a statement following his loss to Senator-elect Doug Jones in Tuesday's election.  Moore released a video to the people of Alabama. The transcript is below: Tomorrow, my wife and I will celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary. I want to thank her and all my family, for standing with me through this long and arduous campaign. And of course, I want to thank all of you who have stood with me in this very important battle for the future of our country. We ...

    More >>
  • Caught on camera: Man strips naked in road rage incident

    Caught on camera: Man strips naked in road rage incident

    Thursday, December 14 2017 4:11 AM EST2017-12-14 09:11:18 GMT
    Thursday, December 14 2017 4:11 AM EST2017-12-14 09:11:18 GMT

     After crashing into two cars, a man assaulted one of the other drivers, stripped naked and jumped onto a truck bed, leaving witnesses bewildered. 

    (Source: WJLA/Tony Knick/Broadcastify/Nina Johns)

    More >>

     After crashing into two cars, a man assaulted one of the other drivers, stripped naked and jumped onto a truck bed, leaving witnesses bewildered. 

    (Source: WJLA/Tony Knick/Broadcastify/Nina Johns)

    More >>
Powered by Frankly