Jackson County accident victims identified
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol has identified the two people killed in the accident in Jackson County on Wednesday morning as Ashton Elizabeth Johnson, 27, of Gautier, and her 4-year-old daughter, Kinsey.
According to troopers, Johnson was traveling westbound on I-10 near mile marker 52 around 7:30 a.m. when traffic starting slowing down and Johnson's Nissan Altima was struck from behind by an 18-wheeler and pushed into a Toyota Camry.
Leisa Alexander, 46, of Rex, GA, was driving the 18-wheeler and Hang Nguyn, 28, of McComb, was driving the Camry. Alexander and Nguyn were both treated for minor injuries at Singing River Hospital in Ocean Springs.
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