Tragic Accident In Saucier

A young mother and her infant son died this morning in an accident in Saucier. Candace Gallardo was taking her son and 4-year-old nephew to Little People's Child Development this moring about 7:30 when another vehicle collided with hers at the intersection of Adams Road and Highway 49.

Candace died at the scene. She was nineteen years old. Her 5-month old son, Matthew was taken to Garden Park Hospital where he died. The nephew, four year old Aaron Gallardo, is being treated at Garden Park, as is the driver of the other vehicle.