9-year-old boy dies after trying to escape rolling vehicle

March 14, 2017 in News

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi boy was killed after his family’s car started moving while he was in the driver’s seat and he tried to jump out of it. […]

Alcorn State chemistry professor Noland Boyd killed in wreck

October 13, 2015 in Education, News

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — An Alcorn State University associate professor riding his motorcycle over the weekend was killed by a teenage driver, according to authorities. The Vicksburg Post reports Dr. Noland Boyd […]

Witnesses: Waveland woman was lying on street when car ran over her

August 19, 2015 in News

WAVELAND, Mississippi (AP) — Officials say a 51-year-old Waveland woman was struck by a vehicle and killed on Waveland Avenue. Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk tells The Sun HeraldBecky Paulk was […]

Father, son die when rear-ended Jeep flips off I-55 overpass

June 22, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Police in Jackson, Mississippi, say a father and son from Illinois died when their Jeep was rear-ended and flipped over the railing of an Interstate 55 […]

Mississippi woman, Alabama man killed in head-on collision in George County

February 12, 2015 in News

LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman and an Alabama man were killed in a two-vehicle accident in George County. Sheriff Mike Ezell says the accident occurred about 11 p.m. […]

Commuter train smashes into SUV on tracks, killing 7 people

February 4, 2015 in News

By KILEY ARMSTRONG VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A packed commuter train slammed into a sport utility vehicle on the tracks at a crossing on Tuesday night, killing seven people, injuring several […]

Columbia man dies after SUV plummets off bridge into Pearl River

January 20, 2015 in News

COLUMBIA, Mississippi (AP) — A south Mississippi man his died after he lost control of his sport utility vehicle and it plunged into the Pearl River. Authorities say 49-year-old Vencient […]

Two Ole Miss students killed in head-on collision

October 29, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Two University of Mississippi students, a brother and sister, were killed Saturday morning in a car accident near the intersection of U.S. Highway 278 and State Highway 7 in Oxford.

The car carrying Katherine Sarah Wheat, a communication science and disorders major, and her brother William John Wheat, an accountancy major, was reportedly traveling westbound when it was hit by another vehicle.