‘It’s a bad intersection’: Victims identified in deadly train versus vehicle crash in Copiah Co.

‘It’s a bad intersection’: Victims identified in deadly train versus vehicle crash in Copiah Co.

COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - Copiah County Coroner Ellis Stuart says one person is dead after a train versus vehicle crash Thursday evening.

The victims have been identified as Corey Nicks and Victor Jenkins. Jenkins was airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and his condition is unknown at this time.

Copiah County Sheriff’s officials say the crash happened around 7:50 p.m. at Hartley Lane and Countyline Road just north of Crystal Springs.

Copiah County Sheriff Harold Jones said “It’s a bad intersection," but it does have warning lights.

Sheriff Jones said there have been previous crashes at the same location.

There have been seven deadly accidents at the crossing since 1986.

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