Crash kills two people in Itawamba County

ITAWAMBA COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – We have an update on a deadly crash in Itawamba County.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol released the names of the people killed in a Thursday accident.

Troopers say a 16-year-old from Mooreville was driving a pick-up when it collided with a car on Highway 371, near Jo Ritter Road, in the Carolina community.

The teen, along with a passenger in the car, 25-year-old Alexis Hawkins of Mantachie, died at the scene.

At least one of the vehicles caught fire in the crash.

MHP continues to investigate the cause of the accident.

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