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.

Nurse dies in traffic accident

October 10, 2012 in News, Statewide News

Authorities said a nurse from Arkansas was killed in a traffic accident Monday after the vehicle she was riding in ran off the roadway and landed in a creek.

Coroner Alan Gurley said the woman has been identified as 59-year-old Linda White of Osceola, Ark.