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Child Dies from Injuries Suffered in Wreck

CRAWFORD, Miss. – A child injured in a traffic accident early Friday morning in Crawford has died.

Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant confirmed that 8-year-old India Jackson was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Jackson where she died Saturday afternoon.

The accident happened on Highway 45 alternate and Fire Tower Road. The child was sitting in the front passenger seat when a semi-tractor trailer hit the passenger’s side of the vehicle.

Authorities say no one else was injured.

India Jackson attended West Lowndes Elementary School.