LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A Tupelo Parks and Recreation coach and his daughter were killed in a one-car crash on Highway 45 around 4 in the afternoon on Saturday.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol confirmed Brian Ezelle was killed, and his 9-year old daughter, Lauren, was seriously injured on Saturday. According to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green, Lauren was transported to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis where she died later that night.
Police say two of the vehicle’s occupants were ejected. The crash is still under investigation.