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By The Associated Press

VICKSBURG — A two vehicle crash in Warren County has claimed the life of a 17-year-old girl.

Cpl. Odis Easterling of the Mississippi Highway Patrol tells WLBT TV the accident happened at 7:30 a.m. Monday when a dump truck collided with a small car on U.S. Highway 61.

Easterling says the dump truck, driven by 56-year-old Cleo L. Jackson Jr., of Jackson, was traveling northbound when the car, driven by Halley A. Gladwell of Water Valley traveling southbound, attempted to make a left turn onto Oak Ridge Road. Gladwell died in the wreck.

Easterling says the dump truck struck the car in the passenger side.

He says the crash remains under investigation.

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