2 dead, 2 injured in Lamar County crash

LAMAR COUNTY, Miss – A Friday night wreck claimed the life of 2, and injured 2 others in Lamar County. It happened just before 11 p.m. on U.S. 98.

According to Mississippi Highway Patrol Spokesman Brent Barfield, a Ford pickup truck was traveling in the wrong direction when it crashed into a Chevy Impala.

Two of the three passengers in the Impala were pronounced dead on the scene.

Lamar County Coroner Cody Creel identifies them as Bianca Brister, 29, and her 3-year-old son Travies Brister. Both were from Marion County.

A third passenger was taken to the hospital by ambulance. The driver of the Ford pickup was also taken to the hospital with injuries. Their conditions are unknown at the moment.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol, Lamar County Sheriff’s Department, and Lamar County Volunteer Fire Department responded to the crash.

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