Steve Rogers

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Assistant News Director/Assignment Editor; degree in finance and administration from Yale University; 35 years experience in journalism.

Man Charged With DUI Maiming


COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — A Columbus man is charged with DUI maiming after police say he caused an accident that left at least one person seriously injured.

Columbus police say 56-year-old Vernon Phifer was arrested following the two-car accident at about 2:30 Sunday afternoon on Main Street at Propst Park.

A passenger in his vehicle suffered serious head and neck injuries.

He also was charged with not having insurance.